Opexa's Tovaxin for MS is now Tcelna

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a biotechnology company developing a novel T-cell therapy for multiple sclerosis (MS), announced today that the Company is rebranding its leading MS therapy with the new name TcelnaTM. The product, previously known as Tovaxin®, will now be known as Tcelna as the company positions itself towards the treatment of patients with Secondary Progressive MS (SPMS).

“Opexa has worked diligently in the optimization of its overall manufacturing process and clinical development program while concentrating its efforts in the SPMS indication. The rebranding of our lead product as Tcelna encompasses these advancements and our continued dedication to make a difference in the treatment of MS”

"Opexa has worked diligently in the optimization of its overall manufacturing process and clinical development program while concentrating its efforts in the SPMS indication. The rebranding of our lead product as Tcelna encompasses these advancements and our continued dedication to make a difference in the treatment of MS," commented Neil K. Warma, President and Chief Executive Officer of Opexa.

The name Tcelna (pronounced Te-SELL-nuh) reflects the T-cell derivation of the product. Opexa has requested a registered trademark for the new brand name.

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Opexa Therapeutics, Inc.

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