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Star Scientific Files Third-Quarter Financials for 2013; Comments on Company's Corporate Leadership Transition, Roskamp Institute Scientific Presentations at 2013 Annual Society for Neuroscience Convention
Date:11/12/2013

t with anatabine significantly improved cognitive performance in the TBI group, and significantly reduced TBI-induced inflammatory responses in the brain.  The significance of repetitive mild brain injury, and its negative long term consequences on health, has become increasingly evident over the past few years both from military statistics on TBI in troops, and the data from athletes such as NFL players who have suffered multiple concussions. These data from the Roskamp Institute TBI program support investigation of anatabine as a potential treatment for TBI.

On Wednesday, November 13, Dr. Daniel Paris and his colleagues will present continuing data from their examination of the effects of anatabine in transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, and normal control mice.  The data show that anatabine reduces anxiety in normal mice, both immediately after treatment, and after long term chronic administration.  In the "Alzheimer" mice, chronic administration of anatabine, even after Alzheimer pathology has begun, improved social interaction and social memory.  Overall, these data show that anatabine improves cognition in the Alzheimer mouse model, and reduces anxiety in normal mice.  Studies are ongoing to investigate the impact of chronic use of anatabine on the Alzheimer pathology in these mice.

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