NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that Dr. Richard Mangano, the company's chief scientific officer, will participate in a panel of thought leaders regarding N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonists as a new therapeutic option to treat depression. The panel discussion will be held at the Neuro Advance Boston Conference on October 5, 2016, held at Harvard Medical School.
"Expanding interest in the use of ketamine and other NMDA receptor antagonists is a reflection of the limited range of safe and efficacious options available to treat depression," noted Dr. Mangano. "Our rapidly expanding understanding of the neurobiology of depression and mechanism of action of the NMDA receptor and its signal transduction pathway provides several potential new targets for treatment of depression that may overcome the limitations of current therapy. Relmada is working to advance research evaluating NMDA antagonist activity associated with d-Methadone as a potential rapid acting treatment for depression."
About Neuro Advance Boston
Neuro Advance Boston brings together leading neuro experts from industry and academia along with key members of the healthcare investment community to brainstorm about the most pressing issues facing neuro drug development. Interactive panels feature CEOs, CMOs, CSOs, and Heads of Neuro from top biopharmaceutical companies in the neuro space, along with leading academics and healthcare investors discussing everything from gene therapy to advances in psychiatry to novel therapeutic approaches.
About Relmada Therapeutics, Inc.
Relmada Therapeutics is a clinical-stage, publicly traded biotechnology company developing novel versions of proven drug products together with new chemical entities that potentially address areas of high unmet medical need in the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The Company has a diversified portfolio of four products at various stages of development, including d-Methadone (dextromethadone, REL-1017), an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist for depression and neuropathic pain; LevoCap ER (REL-1015), an abuse resistant, sustained release dosage form of the opioid analgesic levorphanol; oral buprenorphine (BuTab, REL-1028), an oral dosage form of the opioid analgesic buprenorphine; and topical mepivacaine (MepiGel, REL-1021), an orphan drug designated topical formulation of the local anesthetic mepivacaine. The Company's product development efforts are guided by the internationally recognized scientific expertise of its research team. The Company's approach is expected to reduce clinical development risks and costs while potentially delivering valuable products to address areas of high unmet medical needs. For more information, please visit Relmada's website at: www.relmada.com.
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Michael Becker, Chief Financial Officer
Relmada Therapeutics Inc.
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