Tonix Pharmaceuticals to Present Additional Data From Completed Phase 2b Study of TNX-102 SL in Fibromyalgia at EULAR

NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:TNXP) ("Tonix"), a clinical-stage company developing next-generation medicines for fibromyalgia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and episodic tension-type headache, announced today that it will present additional data from its completed Phase 2b study (the BESTFIT study) of TNX-102 SL in fibromyalgia at the 16th Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, to be hosted by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR). The Congress will be held June 10-13, 2015 in Rome, Italy.

Presentation details are as follows:

Presentation Title: TNX-102 SL for Treatment of Fibromyalgia: Approaches to Pain Measurement
Session Title: Poster session – 27. Fibromyalgia and pain in rheumatic diseases
Presenter: R. Michael Gendreau, M.D., Ph.D., Principal, Gendreau Consulting
Abstract Number: THU0322
Date/Time: June 11, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. local time
Location: Hall 6
Presentation Title: TNX-102 SL for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia: Role of Nonrestorative Sleep on Pain Centralization
Session Title: Poster session – 27. Fibromyalgia and pain in rheumatic diseases
Presenter: Seth Lederman, M.D., CEO, Tonix Pharmaceuticals
Abstract Number: THU0325
Date/Time: June 11, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. local time
Location: Hall 6

The presentation abstracts are available on the EULAR conference website at

About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.

Tonix Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to the development of next-generation medicines for common yet challenging disorders of the central nervous system, characterized by chronic disability, inadequate treatment options, high utilization of healthcare services, and significant economic burden. Tonix's TNX-102 SL is currently being evaluated in the Phase 3 AFFIRM study in fibromyalgia and in the Phase 2 AtEase study in post-traumatic stress disorder. A Phase 2 proof-of-concept study of TNX-201 for episodic tension-type headache will begin in the second quarter of 2015. To learn more, please visit

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TNX-102 SL and TNX-201 are Investigational New Drugs and have not been approved for any indications.

CONTACT: Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. Leland Gershell Chief Financial Officer (212) 980-9155 x104 Martini Communications Amy Martini (investors) Dian Griesel Int'l. Susan Forman/Laura Radocaj (media) (212) 825-3210 lradocaj@dgicomm.comSource:Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.