Navigation Links
Signature Therapeutics, Inc., Presents Four Scientific Posters Today at PAINWeek 2013 Meeting
Date:9/5/2013

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Therapeutics, Inc., today presented four scientific posters at the PAINWeek 2013 national conference in Las Vegas.  The posters illustrate the company's (i) trypsin-labile, immediate- and extended-release opioid prodrugs that release the parent opioid following oral administration; (ii) results of extended-release prodrugs oxycodone and hydromorphone withstanding tampering and abuse using standard crushing and extracting techniques; and (iii) First-in-man study findings of its trypsin-liable extended-release hydromorphone prodrug.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130729/SF54809LOGO)

Every year in the United States prescription opioid abuse is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths and tens of billions of dollars in increased health care costs.  Wes Sterman, President and CEO of Signature Therapeutics, commented, "We believe that our prodrug technology approach creating abuse-deterrent opioid drugs has the potential to greatly impact the public health crisis of prescription drug abuse."

About The Opioid Abuse Challenge

The abuse and misuse of prescription opioid drugs has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Despite efforts to develop opioid drug formulations that are resistant to tampering, abusers will soon match the advances in pill/tablet formulation technology with new ways to abuse these drugs.  Typical methods of abuse of prescription opioid drugs include inhaling or injecting crushed pills or chewing intact pills.  Current efforts to thwart these modes of abuse, involving improved tablet-formulation technology to make tablets harder to crush and the opioid drug harder to remove from the tablet, provide some increased level of abuse-resistance.  However, Signature Therapeutics' prodrug technology involves creating new molecules that provide very high levels of abuse-resistance based upon the design of the molecules themselves.

About Signature Therapeutics

Signature Therapeutics, Inc. is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company located in Palo Alto, California.  The Company focuses on the discovery and development of a portfolio of novel chemical entities for the potential treatment of neurological disorders.

Signature Therapeutics Contact:

Carey DeRafael

email: cderafael@signaturerx.com
phone: 650-331-4006
website: http://www.signaturerx.com



'/>"/>
SOURCE Signature Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Senator Shares Insight on Florida Physician Dispensing Legislation as First Guest of Progressive Medicals New SignatureSeries
2. Signature Therapeutics Receives BrIDGs Award to Advance Its Abuse-Deterrent Oxycodone, PF614
3. CLAAD Lauds Signature Therapeutics R&D Efforts To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse
4. Wacoms New DTU-1031 Provides Paperless Electronic Signature Solution for Businesses
5. Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. announces its approach to developing human antibody therapeutics against MRSA receives continued support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
6. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
7. Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. and IGDRASOL Announce Presentation on Non-Biologic Nanoparticle paclitaxel (NBN-Pac) Formulations for the Treatment of Solid Tumors at the Nanomedicine 2013 Meeting in Barcelona, Spain
8. Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
9. Autoinjectors to 2018 Devices, Therapeutics, Markets, Strategies and Prospect
10. ADVENTRX Completes Name Change To "Mast Therapeutics, Inc."; New Ticker Symbol: "MSTX"
11. Autoinjectors to 2018 - Devices, Therapeutics, Markets, Strategies and Prospects
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ( www.vmsrehabsystemsinc.com ) ... measures required to build a strong and stable market ... listed on the OTC Markets-pink current trading platform. ... "We are seeing an anomaly in market trading activities ... by the Company, but shareholders and market players as ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , ... Center for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical ... Hacking Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the ... five finalists of Lyme Innovation , the ... 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ANDOVER, Mass. and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. ... California -based mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now ... portable PFT devices developed by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. ... PFT testing done in hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ... CA , can get any needed testing done in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme mood ... something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was a ... children and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving on ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas ... , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are ... Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute ... presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Nevada (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Vegas client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations ... in Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors Luke’s Wings 5th Annual ... Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. The event raised funds ... been wounded in battle and their families. Venture Construction Group is a 2016 Silver ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):