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EnVivo to Share Results of its EVP-6124 Phase Ib/IIa Trial at The International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- 
  WHAT:           EnVivo Pharmaceuticals to share results from its Ib/IIa
                  trial in Alzheimer's disease patients with its
                  nicotinic alpha-7 agonist EVP-6124.

  WHEN:           Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

  WHERE:          Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference
                  on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD) in Vienna, Austria.

  WHO:            Dana Hilt, MD, senior vice president, clinical
                  development and chief medical officer, EnVivo

  ADDITIONAL:     EVP-6124 is EnVivo's novel alpha-7 nicotinic
                  acetylcholine receptor agonist currently in development
                  for Alzheimer's disease and cognitive dysfunction
                  associated with schizophrenia.  In this trial, safety
                  and effects on cognition of EVP-6124 were tested in
                  Alzheimer's patients already on long term treatment
                  with acetylcholine esterase inhibitors.

  About EnVivo Pharmaceuticals

EnVivo Pharmaceuticals, located in Watertown, Mass., is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering and developing small molecule therapeutics for disorders of the central nervous system, with a current focus on Alzheimer's disease, Cognitive Disorders and Schizophrenia. The company's lead product is an alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist and has been tested in Phase 2a clinical trials for cognition disorders in Alzheimer's disease and Schizophrenia. The company's other programs include an epigenetics program based on Histone Deacetylase inhibition (HDACi) with EVP-0334 as the lead molecule for cognition in Alzheimer's disease which is in Phase 1 studies, and several preclinical programs such as a Gamma Secretase Modulator (for Alzheimer's disease) and a PDE10 inhibitor program (for Schizophrenia). For more information about EnVivo, visit

Source: EnVivo Pharmaceuticals

CONTACT: Michael Aalto, Media Relations for EnVivo Pharmaceuticals,

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Posted: July 2009