VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTGN) Moves Forward in Developing As-Needed Treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder

October 10, 2018 11:35:32
  • Company signs a worldwide licensing agreement with Pherin Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of a Phase 3-ready CNS drug candidate for as-needed treatment of social anxiety disorder
  • Untreated social anxiety disorder has a significant impact on a person’s overall quality of life
  • Clinical studies support the potential of PH94B to be a superior treatment alternative for SAD due to the demonstrated rapid onset of efficacy, route of administration, as-needed dosing convenience and excellent safety profile

VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTGN) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing new generation medicines for depression and other central nervous system (CNS) diseases and disorders with high unmet need. The company recently announced ( that it has signed a license with Pherin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and neuroendocrine conditions, for exclusive worldwide rights of a Phase 3-ready CNS drug candidate for as-needed treatment of social anxiety disorder.

An estimated 15 million American adults are affected by social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia or SAD. It is the third most common psychiatric condition, following depression and substance use, and generally precedes other disorders. A person suffering from…

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