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NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:TNXP) (Tonix), which is developing a next-generation treatment for PTSD, announced today that it will host an educational event featuring prominent academic physicians to review issues related to understanding and treating PTSD on October 26, 2016 in New York, NY.
This PTSD Awareness Day will feature presentations by Jonathan R.T. Davidson, M.D., professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and former Director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program at Duke University Medical Center, and Thomas A. Mellman, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Center for Clinical & Translational Science and the Sleep Stress Program at Howard University Medical Center. In addition, Tonix’s president and chief executive officer, Seth Lederman M.D., and chief medical officer, Gregory Sullivan, M.D., will provide a corporate update and review of Tonix’s PTSD clinical program.
Tonix recently held a successful end-of-phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on positive data from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 AtEase clinical trial evaluating TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) in military-related PTSD.
|Event:||PTSD Awareness Day|
|Date:||Wednesday, October 26, 2016|
|Time:||11:00 am - 2:00 pm (Eastern Time)|
|Location:||Omni Berkshire Hotel - Juilliard Room, New York, NY|
A live webcast and subsequent replay of the event will be available on Tonix’s website. To access the webcast, please visit the Events tab of the Investor Relations section of Tonix’s website at www.tonixpharma.com.
TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) is an Investigational New Drug and has not been approved for any indication.
About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.
Tonix is developing next-generation medicines for common disorders of the central nervous system, with its lead program focusing on PTSD. This disorder is characterized by chronic disability, inadequate treatment options, high utilization of healthcare services, and significant economic burden. This press release and further information about Tonix can be found at www.tonixpharma.com.
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