VistaGen Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VTGN), a biopharmaceutical company developing new-generation medicines with the potential to go beyond the current standard of care for anxiety, depression and other central nervous system (“CNS”) disorders, has been granted a patent by the Korean Intellectual Property Office (“KIPO”) for one of its treatments for depression. VistaGen received notification that KIPO has issued a decision to grant Patent Application No. 10-2015-7020176. The patent relates to VistaGen’s PH10, an investigational neuroactive nasal spray designed to have rapid-onset therapeutic potential in a variety of neuropsychiatric indications involving depression; the patent will not expire earlier than 2034. VistaGen is currently preparing for Phase 2B clinical development of PH10 as a potential stand-alone, rapid-onset treatment for major depressive disorder (“MDD”). “The Republic of Korea is an important pharmaceutical market,” said VistaGen CEO Shawn K. Singh in the press release. “With counterpart patents already issued in the U.S., Greater China , Europe and Japan, this patent enhances our patent protection for PH10 and is a key component of our global commercial protection strategy for PH10.
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About VistaGen Therapeutics Inc.
VistaGen is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative medicines with the potential to go beyond the current standard of care for anxiety, depression and other CNS disorders. Each of VistaGen’s three drug candidates has a differentiated potential mechanism of action, has been well tolerated in all clinical studies to date and has therapeutic potential in multiple CNS markets. For more information about the company, please visit www.Vistagen.com.
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