TARRYTOWN, N.Y. , Oct. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via IBN — PaxMedica, Inc. (Nasdaq: PXMD) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, is excited to announce that the Annals of General Psychiatry, an internationally recognized scientific psychiatry publication, has accepted the manuscript titled “Randomized clinical trial of low dose suramin intravenous infusions for treatment of autism spectrum disorder” for publication.
This groundbreaking research, authored by PaxMedica’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Hough, MD, along with nine co-authors, highlights the potential of monthly suramin intravenous infusions as a safe and potentially efficacious treatment for the core symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The co-authors of the manuscript include Alice Mao MD, Michael Aman Ph.D, Reymundo Lozano MD MS, Constance Smith-Hicks MD Ph.D, Veronica Martinez-Cerdeno PH.D, Michael Derby, Zachary Rome, Miel Malan MD, and Robert Findling MD.
“The acceptance of this manuscript represents a significant milestone in PaxMedica’s continued dedication to pioneering innovative treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are honored to contribute to the field of psychiatry with this significant research, underscoring our commitment to advancing the understanding and treatment of ASD,” commented Dr. David Hough, Chief Medical Officer at PaxMedica.
The Annals of General Psychiatry, an open access journal emphasizing a biopsychosocial approach to illness and health, strongly supports the principles of evidence-based medicine, further validating the significance of this research.
As the manuscript progresses toward publication, PaxMedica extends its gratitude to the Annals of General Psychiatry for their support in sharing this essential research with the global scientific community.
For further updates and information, please visit PaxMedica’s official website at www.paxmedica.com.
PaxMedica, Inc. is a forward-looking clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm specializing in cutting-edge anti-purinergic drug therapies (APT) designed to address challenging neurologic disorders. Our scope encompasses a spectrum of conditions, from neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), to the debilitating Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), marked by both physical and cognitive burdens. At PaxMedica, we prioritize the advancement and evaluation of our flagship program, PAX-101—an intravenous suramin formulation—primarily focused on ASD treatment, while also broadening our clinical insights into its potential applications for conditions such as ME/CFS. For more information, visit www.paxmedica.com.
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