Tonix Pharmaceuticals will Present Phase 3 HONOR and Phase 2 AtEase Study Results in a Poster Presentation at the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: TNXP) (Tonix) announced today that it will be presenting findings and retrospective analyses from the Phase 3 HONOR study and Phase 2 AtEase Study in a poster, at the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) being held August 20 – 23, 2018, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Details of poster presentation at MHSRS
Title:  Differential Treatment Effects of a Sublingual Formulation of
Cyclobenzaprine (TNX-102 SL*) on Dissociative Symptoms of
Derealization and Depersonalization in a Military-Related PTSD
Population: Retrospective Analysis of a Double-Blind Randomized Study
Poster Session: Poster Session 1
Poster Discussion Session:  Innovations in PTSD Treatment Research
Date and Time:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. ET
Abstract Number:    MHSRS-18-1970 
Presenter: Gregory M. Sullivan, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holdings Corp.
*TNX-102 SL is an investigational New Drug and has not been approved for any indications.

About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.

Tonix is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing pharmaceutical products to treat serious neuropsychiatric conditions and biological products to improve biodefense through potential medical counter-measures. Tonix is developing TNX-102 SL, or Tonmya®#, which has been granted Breakthrough Therapy designation as a bedtime treatment for PTSD. TNX-102 SL is also being developed as a bedtime treatment for agitation in Alzheimer’s disease under a separate IND to support a Phase 2, potential pivotal efficacy study.   TNX-102 SL for agitation in Alzheimer’s disease is a Fast Track development program.  TNX-601 (tianeptine oxalate) is in the pre-IND application stage, also for the treatment of PTSD but by a unique mechanism and designed for daytime dosing. Tonix’s lead biologic candidate, TNX-801, is a potential smallpox-preventing vaccine based on a live synthetic version of horsepox virus, currently in the pre-IND application stage.

#Tonmya has been conditionally accepted by the FDA as the proposed trade name for TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) for PTSD.

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