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MissionIR News – VistaGen Therapeutics Selects Top 10 Candidates for Stem Cell Technology-Based Drug Rescue Programs

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 16, 2012

MissionIR would like to highlight VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying human pluripotent stem cell technology for drug rescue and cell therapy. VistaGen?s drug rescue activities combine its human pluripotent stem cell technology platform, Human Clinical Trials in a Test Tube?, with modern medicinal chemistry to generate new chemical variants of once-promising small-molecule drug candidates. These are once-promising drug candidates discontinued by pharmaceutical companies during development due to heart toxicity, despite positive efficacy data demonstrating their potential therapeutic and commercial benefits.

In the company?s news this week,

VistaGen announced the identification of its initial Top 10 drug rescue candidates. The company plans to launch two formal drug rescue programs by the end of next quarter.

VistaGen?s goal for each of its stem cell technology-based drug rescue programs is to generate and license a new, safer variant of a once-promising large market drug candidate previously discontinued by a pharmaceutical company no earlier than late-preclinical development.

?We are now at an advanced stage in our business model,? stated Shawn Singh, VistaGen?s Chief Executive Officer. ?After more than a decade of focused investment in pluripotent stem cell research and development, we are now at the threshold where game-changing science becomes therapeutically relevant to patients and commercially relevant to our shareholders. We have positioned our company and our stem cell technology platform to pursue multiple large market opportunities. We plan to launch two drug rescue programs by the end of the next quarter.?

Over the past year, VistaGen, working with its network of strategic partners, identified over 525 once-promising new drug candidates that meet the Company?s preliminary screening criteria for heart toxicity-focused drug rescue using CardioSafe 3D?, its human heart cell-based bioassay system. After internally narrowing the field to 35 compounds, VistaGen, working together with its external drug rescue advisors, including former senior pharmaceutical industry executives with drug safety and medicinal chemistry expertise, analyzed and carefully narrowed the group of 35 to the current Top 10.

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