Vistagen Announces Closing of Pherin Pharmaceuticals Acquisition
Acquisition eliminates all future royalty payment obligations for PH94B and PH10 and expands Vistagen's pipeline
“This acquisition is another important step in our plan to develop and commercialize PH94B and PH10 as innovative treatments for millions of individuals struggling with anxiety and depression disorders,” stated
Additional details regarding the closing of Vistagen’ acquisition of Pherin can be found in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the
Vistagen (Nasdaq: VTGN) is a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company aiming to transform the treatment landscape for individuals living with anxiety, depression and other CNS disorders. The Company is advancing therapeutics with the potential to be faster-acting, and with fewer side effects and safety concerns, than those that are currently available for treatment of anxiety and depression. Vistagen’s product candidates belong to a new class of drugs known as pherines, which are designed with a novel rapid-onset mechanism of action that activates chemosensory neurons in the nasal passages and can impact key neural circuits without systemic uptake or direct activity on CNS neurons in the brain. Vistagen is passionate about transforming mental health care and redefining what is possible in the treatment of anxiety and depression. Connect at www.Vistagen.com.
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