Relmada Therapeutics Announces Oral Poster Presentation on REL-1017 at 2021 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting
NEW YORK, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RLMD), a late-stage biotechnology company addressing diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced that clinical data related to REL-1017, the company's lead product candidate, will be presented in a live oral poster presentation at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) Annual Meeting, which is being held virtually between June 1 and June 4, 2021.
Details of the virtual oral presentation are as follows:
Title: REL-1017 (esmethadone) is Safe, Well-Tolerated and Exerts Rapid, Robust and Sustained Antidepressant Effects as Adjunctive Treatment in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder: a Phase 2 Double Blind Randomized Trial
Presenter: Marco Pappagallo, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Relmada Therapeutics
Session Title: Pharmaceutical Pipeline Session
Date and Time: Tuesday, June 1, 2021, from 2:45 – 4:45 PM ET
REL-1017, a novel NMDA receptor (NMDAR) channel blocker that preferentially targets hyperactive channels while maintaining physiological glutamatergic neurotransmission, is currently in late-stage development as an adjunctive treatment for MDD in adults. The ongoing RELIANCE Clinical Research Program is designed to evaluate the potential for REL-1017 as the first rapid-acting, oral, once-daily antidepressant treatment. In a Phase 2 trial, REL-1017 demonstrated rapid onset and sustained antidepressant effects with statistically significant improvements as compared to placebo. The Phase 2 study also confirmed the favorable safety and tolerability profile of REL-1017 observed in previously completed Phase 1 studies. In April 2017, the FDA granted Fast Track designation for REL-1017 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder.
About Relmada Therapeutics, Inc.
Relmada Therapeutics is a late-stage biotechnology company addressing diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), with a focus on major depressive disorder (MDD). Our experienced and dedicated team is committed to making a difference in the lives of patients and their families. Relmada' s lead program, REL-1017, is a novel NMDA receptor (NMDAR) channel blocker that preferentially targets hyperactive channels while maintaining physiological glutamatergic neurotransmission. REL-1017 has entered late-stage development as an adjunctive treatment for MDD in adults. Learn more at www.relmada.com.
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Released May 26, 2021