Navigation Links
Pharmos Corporation Announces That it Will Cease Operations in Israel
Date:8/29/2008

ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmos Corporation (Nasdaq: PARS) today announced that effective October 31, 2008 it will cease operations in Rehovot, Israel, and manage those activities currently based in Rehovot out of the Company's US headquarters in Iselin, New Jersey.

The research programs in Israel are the CB2 receptor selective library of compounds, including preclinical development of PRS-639,058 for neuropathic pain. Additionally the Company has almost completed a Phase 2a trial with its proprietary 3% diclofenac NanoEmulsion cream for use as a topical treatment for osteoarthritis pain.

The Company's strategy is to seek a partner who will take the lead in both operating and funding the research programs in Israel. To facilitate these efforts, the Company engaged and has been working with a boutique life science investment bank. Interested parties can contact Ashish Sanghrajka at BIO-IB at 212-332-4388 or Colin Neill, President & CFO, Pharmos Corporation at 732-452- 9556.

Additionally, the Rehovot senior management team of Iris Alroy, PhD and Arnon Aharon MD will remain available to support ongoing business development and existing collaborations as consultants.

About Pharmos Corporation

Pharmos discovers and develops novel therapeutics to treat a range of indications including specific diseases of the nervous system such as disorders of the brain-gut axis (GI/IBS), pain/inflammation, and autoimmune disorders. The Company's lead product in development, dextofisopam, is undergoing Phase 2b testing in IBS patients. Dextofisopam has completed a Phase 2a IBS study in which it demonstrated a statistically significant effect compared to placebo on the primary efficacy endpoint of adequate relief (n=141, p=0.033). The Company also has a proprietary technology platform focusing on discovery and development of synthetic cannabinoid compounds with a focus on CB2 receptor selective agonists. Various CB2-selective compounds from Pharmos' pipeline have completed preclinical studies targeting pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and other disorders. Pharmos is also working to commercialize its proprietary NanoEmulsion drug delivery system, which is in clinical-stage development for topical application of analgesic and anti-inflammatory agents.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements made in this press release related to the business outlook and future financial performance of Pharmos, to the prospective market penetration of its drug products, to the development and commercialization of its pipeline products and to its expectations in connection with any future event, condition, performance or other matter, are forward-looking and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements. Additional economic, competitive, governmental, technological, marketing and other factors identified in Pharmos' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could affect such results.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pharmos Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Pharmos Corporation Reports 2008 Second Quarter Results
2. Pharmos Corporation to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
3. Pharmos Corporation Reports 2008 First Quarter Results
4. Pharmos Corporation Completes Initial Closing of Private Placement
5. Pharmos Corporation Announces Board and Management Changes
6. Pharmos Corporation Announces President & COO Alan L. Rubino to Leave Company
7. Pharmos Corporation to Present at the 2007 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
8. Pharmos Corporation Reports 2007 Third Quarter Results
9. Pharmos Issues Letter to Shareholders
10. Baxa Corporation Named to Inc. 5000 for Second Consecutive Year as One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the US
11. Mymetics Corporation Information to be Available Through Standard & Poors Market Access Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... The University ... first round funding to three startups through the UConn Innovation Fund. The $1.5 ... business startups affiliated with UConn. , The UConn Innovation Fund provides investments of ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... The AMA is happy to announce that $48,000 ... the nation. The scholarships are created through funds donated by model aviation organizations and ... set by the AMA Scholarship Committee, which is made up of model aviation pilots ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... accelerator dedicated to nourishing a range of emerging technology-based businesses, recently earned a ... Metropolitan Court location. , Founded in 2004, FITCI is Frederick’s first incubator. ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... ... April 20, 2017 , ... ... strategic partnership to offer a full spectrum of digital security goods and services. ... biometric products and the ground-breaking proactive cybersecurity services and products through Assured Enterprises. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... March 30, 2017  On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com ... Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in ... will focus on developing health and wellness apps that ... Hack the Genome is the first hackathon for ... world,s largest companies in the genomics, tech and health ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017  higi, the health IT company that ... North America , today announced a Series B ... of EveryMove. The new investment and acquisition accelerates higi,s ... to transform population health activities through the collection and ... higi collects and secures data today on behalf ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... The Controller General of Immigration from Maldives Mr. Mohamed Anwar ... the prestigious international IAIR Award for the most innovative high security ePassport ... ... Maldives Immigration Controller General, Mr. ... on the right) have received the IAIR award for the "Most innovative ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):