NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) ("Tonix"), which is developing next-generation medicines for fibromyalgia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and episodic tension-type headache, will participate in a fireside chat at the Oppenheimer 26th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 8:35 a.m. EST.
Seth Lederman, M.D., Tonix's president and CEO, will provide a corporate update and discuss the Company's clinical programs in fibromyalgia, PTSD and tension headache. Tonix expects to report key results from each of these programs in 2016.
The audio portion of the fireside chat will be webcast live and may be accessed in the Events tab of the Investor Relations page of Tonix's website at www.tonixpharma.com. The webcast will be archived for 60 days.
About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.
Tonix is dedicated to the invention and development of novel pharmaceutical products that it believes will have broad societal impact, since they address medical conditions that are not well served by currently available therapies and that represent large potential commercial opportunities. Tonix's Tonmya™ (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets, 2.8 mg) is currently being evaluated in the Tonix-sponsored Phase 3 AFFIRM study in fibromyalgia, for which Tonix expects to report top-line data in the third quarter of 2016. TNX-102 SL, the same proprietary product candidate as Tonmya, is currently being evaluated in the Phase 2 AtEase study in PTSD, for which Tonix expects to report top-line data in the second quarter of 2016. Tonix expects to report top-line data from its Phase 2 proof-of-concept study of TNX-201 in episodic tension-type headache in the first quarter of 2016. This press release and further information about Tonix can be found at www.tonixpharma.com.
Tonmya, TNX-102 SL and TNX-201 are Investigational New Drugs and have not been approved for any indications.
Safe Harbor / Forward-Looking Statements
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