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PharmacoFore, Inc. Announces Positive Results from a Phase I Clinical Study of Its Hydromorphone Bio-Activated Molecular Delivery™ System, and Upcoming Presentation at the 2011 BIO Business Forum During the Annual BIO International Convention in Was
Date:6/23/2011

f the Bio-MD™ platform," said Dr. Wes Sterman, PharmacoFore's President and CEO.  "The success of this clinical study supports advancing a number of additional therapeutically important products into the clinic."  

About PharmacoFore, Inc.PharmacoFore, Inc., is a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on creating novel medicines to improve upon the therapeutic utility of existing drugs, enhance patient care, and prevent the misuse, abuse, and overdose of prescription medications.  The Company's novel Bio-Activated Molecular Delivery™ system (Bio-MDs™), in contrast to current approaches, effectively addresses abuse via injection and inhalation, as well as abuse via the more common oral route (e.g., chewing pills prior to ingestion).  

PharmacoFore has also created a complementary technology, uniquely applicable to drugs with its Bio-MDs' mechanism of activation, which provides multi-pill abuse-resistance (MPAR™) – that is, oral overdose protection.  When several doses of  MPAR-protected drugs are co-ingested, the systemic exposure of the opioid drug is dramatically limited.  Ultimately, PharmacoFore's technology will (1) provide patients with the best treatment option for moderate-to-severe pain; (2) address the worldwide under-treatment of pain; (3) offer a comprehensive solution to the rapidly growing global issue of prescription drug abuse, and; (4) for the first time, provide protection against oral routes of abuse.

About Prescription Drug AbusePain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined, with chronic pain being the most common cause of long-term disability according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The U.S. economic impact of acute and chronic pain exceeds $100 billion per year.

Prescription drug abuse and addiction are major burdens to American society, resulting in significant costs, illness and deaths. More t
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