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Tonix Pharmaceuticals to Present Clinical Data at CNS Summit 2016

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:TNXP) (Tonix), which is developing a next-generation treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today that it will present efficacy results of a retrospective analysis of TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) for the treatment of military-related PTSD in a poster at CNS Summit 2016 being held October 27-30, 2016 in Boca Raton, Florida.

Gregory Sullivan, M.D., chief medical officer of Tonix, will present the poster, titled, “A Retrospective Analysis of the Efficacy of TNX-102 SL in Military-Related PTSD: Determining the Appropriate Severity Threshold for Trial Entry Using the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5”.

Tonix recently held a successful End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on positive data from its 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 AtEase clinical trial evaluating TNX-102 SL in military-related PTSD. Tonix intends to commence a Phase 3 study of TNX-102 SL for the treatment of military-related PTSD in the first quarter of 2017.

Event: CNS Summit 2016
Title: A Retrospective Analysis of the Efficacy of TNX-102 SL in Military-Related PTSD:
Determining the Appropriate Severity Threshold for Trial Entry Using the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5
Date: Saturday, October 29th, 2016
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm (Eastern Time)
Location: Board 4A, Palm Ballroom, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida

TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) is an Investigational New Drug and has not been approved for any indication.

About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.

Tonix is developing next-generation medicines for common disorders of the central nervous system, with its lead program focusing on PTSD. This disorder is characterized by chronic disability, inadequate treatment options, high utilization of healthcare services, and significant economic burden. This press release and further information about Tonix can be found at www.tonixpharma.com.

Forward Looking Statements

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Contacts Jessica Smiley Investor Relations investor.relations@tonixpharma.com (212) 980-9155 x185 Edison Advisors (investors) Tirth Patel tpatel@edisongroup.com (646) 653-7035 MSLGROUP Boston (media) Sherry Feldberg tonix@mslgroup.com (781) 684-0770

Source:Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.