NEW YORK, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:TNXP) (Tonix), announced today that it will present at the B. Riley FBR Inaugural China Healthcare Investing & Partnering Symposium (CHIPS) being held March 15-17, 2018, in Hangzhou, China.
Tonix is in Phase 3 development of Tonmya®*(cyclobenzaprine HCI sublingual tablets), or TNX-102 SL, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-designated Breakthrough Therapy for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Seth Lederman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Tonix, will provide an update of the Tonix pipeline of development programs. Details of the presentation are as follows:
|Event:||B. Riley FBR Inaugural China Healthcare Investing & Partnering Symposium|
|Date:||Saturday, March 17, 2018|
|Time:||10:30 a.m. GMT+8 (9:30 p.m. on March 16, EDT)|
|Location:||InterContinental Hangzhou Hotel, China|
The presentation will be webcast live and remain available for 90 days following the presentation. To access the webcast, please visit the IR Events tab of the Investor Relations section of Tonix’s website at www.tonixpharma.com.
*Tonmya has been conditionally accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as the proposed trade name for TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) for PTSD. TNX-102 SL is an investigational new drug and has not been approved for any indication.
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 to improve biodefense through developing potential medical counter-measures. Tonix’s lead product candidate, Tonmya, or TNX-102 SL, is in Phase 3 development as a bedtime treatment for PTSD. Tonix is also developing TNX-102 SL as a bedtime treatment for agitation in Alzheimer’s disease and has completed a pre-IND (Investigational New Drug) meeting with the FDA. TNX-601 (tianeptine oxalate) is in the pre-IND application stage, also for the treatment of PTSD but 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.
This press release and further information about Tonix can be found at www.tonixpharma.com.
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Jessica Morris (investors)
Rich Allan (media)