Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZYNE), the leader in innovative pharmaceutically-produced transdermal cannabinoid therapies for rare and near-rare neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the European Patent Office has issued Patent No. 3687513, titled "Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome and Autism with Cannabidiol," which includes claims directed to methods of treating one or more behavioral symptoms of Fragile X syndrome and methods of treating one or more behavioral symptoms of autism spectrum disorder by transdermally administering a therapeutically effective amount of cannabidiol (CBD).
This new patent, which expires in 2038, is part of an expanding international intellectual property portfolio covering the Company's transdermal cannabidiol product candidate, Zygel(TM) CBD gel. There are currently five corresponding U.S. patents related to methods of treating Fragile X syndrome or autism spectrum disorder.
About Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals is the leader in innovative pharmaceutically-produced transdermal cannabinoid therapies for rare and near-rare neuropsychiatric disorders. We are committed to improving the lives of patients and their families living with severe, chronic health conditions including Fragile X syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, and a heterogeneous group of rare and ultra-rare epilepsies known as developmental and epileptic encephalopathies. Learn more at www.zynerba.com and follow us on Twitter at @ZynerbaPharma.
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