Left for dead af­ter a fail­ure in neu­ro­path­ic pain, Aptinyx latch­es on­to pos­i­tive PhII da­ta in PTSD

Al­most two years af­ter a Phase II fail sent in­vestors run­ning for the hills, Aptinyx $AP­TX may have found a new life­line.

The Evanston, IL-based biotech, which fo­cus­es on brain and cen­tral ner­vous sys­tem dis­or­ders, an­nounced pos­i­tive Phase II da­ta in post-trau­mat­ic stress dis­or­der Mon­day af­ter­noon with one of its NM­DA re­cep­tor mod­u­la­tors. Armed with the topline ef­fi­ca­cy and safe­ty re­sults, Aptinyx now plans to be­gin a piv­otal study some­time in 2021.

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