NRx Pharmaceuticals to Announce New Details for Planned Investigational BriLife COVID-19 Vaccine
New details of clinical trial for BriLife to be discussed during company update presentation at the H.C. Wainwright BioConnect Virtual Conference
Company presentation time changed to 9 AM EST on Monday, January 10, 2022
RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NRx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: NRXP), a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company, today announced its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Prof Jonathan Javitt, MD, MPH, will be presenting updates to the Company’s business, including new details regarding late-stage trials of the investigational BriLife COVID-19 vaccine at the H.C. Wainwright BioConnect Virtual Conference.
“As the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus continues to surge, NRx has focused on whether the BriLife investigational vaccine is effective against this latest variant of COVID-19. Last month, our early data showed BriLife to be effective against the Delta variant,” said Prof Jonathan Javitt, Chairman and CEO of NRx Pharmaceuticals. “Yesterday, NRx leaders met with scientists of the Israel Institute for Biological Research to review data on the effectiveness of the BriLife vaccine against the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We will provide preliminary findings and discuss enhancements to the planned clinical trials for the BriLife investigational vaccine at the upcoming HC Wainwright BioConnect Conference.”
Details of the presentation can be found below:
What: H.C. Wainwright BioConnect Virtual Conference
Date: Monday, January 10, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM EST
Link to Presentation: https://journey.ct.events/view/1464b340-bd79-4a96-ae16-572a470d569b
Earlier today, NRx issued a press release announcing that the presentation would be available starting at 7:00 AM EST on Monday, January 10, 2022. The time of the presentation has changed and will now be available at 9:00 AM EST on January 10.
About NRx Pharmaceuticals
NRx Pharmaceuticals (NRx) draws upon more than 300 years of collective, scientific, and drug-development experience to bring improved health to patients. The Company is developing the BriLife Covid vaccine, developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research, under an exclusive license from the Israel Ministry of Defense. NRx is additionally developing ZYESAMI (aviptadil) for patients with COVID-19, and has been granted Fast Track designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and is currently undergoing phase 3 trials funded by the US National Institutes of Health, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the Medical Countermeasures program, part of the US Department of Defense. The FDA has additionally granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation, a Special Protocol Agreement, and a Biomarker Letter of Support to NRx for NRX-101, an investigational medicine to treat suicidal bipolar depression. NRX-101 is currently in Phase 3 trials, with readouts expected in 2022.