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Press Releases from Neurotune AG (7 total)

Painless future: new members for Board of Directors, funding and clinical result …

Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland, April 27, 2010. The shareholders of Neurotune AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, have elected Dr. Anders Härfstrand and Heinrich Rotach as new members of the board of directors at their annual general assembly on April 21, 2010. Anders Härfstrand is a medical doctor with extensive experience in neuropharmacology and an excellent track record as executive director in the pharmaceutical industry (e.g. Pharmacia, Pfizer, Serono). Heinrich Rotach has

Neurotune starts Phase II Clinical Trial to treat neuropathic pain

Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland, 17th August 2009. Neurotune AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, has received MCC ’s (the South African National Regulatory Agency) approval for a Phase II clinical study of neurotune’s lead compound NT-11624 for neuropathic pain caused by treatment with anti-retroviral medication. Approximately 500.000 HIV-patients in the United States and Europe receive anti-retroviral medication. Neurotune’s Phase II trial (8-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study) will evaluate the safety

Change in the Management of Neurotune AG

Schlieren, 26th January 2009. Neurotune AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, announces a change in the management. Starting March 1st 2009, Dr. Bruno Oesch will take over the position of Chief Executive Officer from Dr. Andreas J. Schulze, who joined Neurotune in 2005 and is holding the position of CEO since 2006. Andreas J. Schulze will leave at his request to take on a fresh challenge in another company shortly. Bruno Oesch

Neurotune successfully completes Phase 1 Trials with its Lead Compound NT-11624

Schlieren, 15th January 2009. Neurotune AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, which has recently acquired two programs in neuropathic pain, announces the successful completion of Phase I for its lead compound NT-11624 developed for treatment of neuropathic and ostheoarthritic pain. NT-11624, dimiracetam, is a selective small molecular NMDA-receptor antagonist, which acts on a new site of the receptor. The studies on 56 healthy volunteers performed in Switzerland have demonstrated excellent tolerability

Neurotune expands its portfolio by acquiring

Schlieren, 18th September 2008. Neurotune AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, announces that the shareholders meeting, held on August 29th 2008, approved of the expansion of its portfolio with two programs in neuropathic pain. The company has reached an agreement with the Italy-based company Brane Discovery Srl. to acquire rights for two programs in neuropathic pain in a combined cash and share transaction. In a recent financing round, which was lead

Neurotune completes next funding round

Schlieren, 29th July 2008. Neurotune AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, announces the closing of the fourth funding round. Another single-digit million Swiss francs will accrue to the company. The company will use the increase in capital to advance the development of its therapeutical approach to treat sarcopenia and along with this the diagnostical methods. Part of the capital will be used to extend a developmental pipeline. The company focuses on

Neurotune starts the preclinical development of initial candidate substances for …

Schlieren, 7th November 2007. Neurotune AG, a Swiss bio-pharmaceutical company, has moved to new laboratory and office facilities at the Biotech Centre in Zurich on 1st November 2007. This move is another step on the road to advance the development of Neurotune’s candidate substances for treating diseases of the human central and peripheral nervous system. Dr. Jan Willem Vrijbloed has been director of preclinical and clinical development since 1st August

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