NEW YORK, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RLMD), a late-stage biotechnology company addressing diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced that data related to REL-1017, the company's lead product candidate, will be presented in two poster presentations at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 83rd Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually between June 21 through June 24, 2021.
Both presentations will take place on June 21, 2021, from 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET, during Session I. Additional details are provided below:
Title: REL-1017 (esmethadone) Showed No Reinforcing Properties Compared to Oxycodone in Rat Self-Administration Study Poster Number: M56
Title: REL-1017 (esmethadone) Demonstrates No Withdrawal Effects or Evidence of Physical Dependence in a Rat Study Poster Number: M63
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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