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ATHENAGEN ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF RESULTS FROM A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT TRIAL

June 16, 2006
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Athenagen, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, reported today that its lead compound, GTS-21, a novel, orally active alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine (nACh) receptor agonist, demonstrated cognition enhancement activity in a proof-of-concept study in patients with schizophrenia. The study was published in the June issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, a peer-reviewed publication of the American Medical Association.
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