RegeneRx Receives Notice of Allowance from Chinese Patent Office for Treatment and Prevention of Heart Disease
ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance of a Chinese patent application for uses of Thymosin beta 4 (TB4) for treating, preventing, inhibiting or reducing heart tissue deterioration, injury or damage in a subject with heart failure disease. Claims also include uses for restoring heart tissue in those subjects. The patent will expire July 26, 2026.
About RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.regenerx.com)
RegeneRx is focused on the development of a novel therapeutic peptide, Thymosin beta 4, for tissue and organ protection, repair and regeneration. RegeneRx currently has three drug candidates in clinical development for ophthalmic, cardiac and dermal indications, two strategic licensing agreements in China and the EU, and has an extensive worldwide patent portfolio covering its products.
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