Cyxone enters into co-operation agreement with University of Queensland

Cyxone AB and the University of Queensland in Australia are launching a co- operation agreement to continue studies into the effects of Cyxone's T20K development substance in combating MS.

Cyxone has signed an agreement with the University of Queensland to study how "therapeutic dosing" with T20K can inhibit the development of fresh MS symptoms in treated animals. The programme will seek to identify the conditions for early treatment with T20K in humans, and is included in the documentation that forms the basis for further studies in humans.

The co-operation agreement covers several studies in 2017, and has a total budget of approximately SEK 1 million.

The research group at the University of Queensland has extensive experience of studies in the MS-mice model, and the work will be followed-up on site by Dr. Christian Gruber, who heads Cyxone's scientific board.

Through the co-operation agreement with the University of Queensland, we feel confident of achieving high quality results with T20K for Cyxone's continued development.

For more information, please contact:
Cyxone AB (publ.)
Kjell G. Stenberg, CEO
Tel: +46 (0) 723 816 168
Email: kjell.g.stenberg@cyxone.com
Adelgatan 21
211 22 Malmö
cyxone.com

This information is information which Cyxone AB (publ) is obliged to publish under the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was provided by the auspices of the above contact person, for publication on June 7, 2017.

About Cyxone Cyxone AB (publ.) is a biopharmaceutical company that develops drugs based on cyclotides, a class of natural plant protein. Cyclotide technology has the potential to provide new drugs with beneficial pharmacological effects on diseases that currently lack safe and effective treatments. The company is focusing on the development of T20K, a substance that inhibits key processes in cells that are typically associated with various immune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Cyxone's Certified Adviser on the Nasdaq First North is Erik Penser Bank.

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Cyxone AB is a clinical stage biotech company with a portfolio of immunomodulating drugs for the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The company’s drug portfolio is based on two technological pillars in the form of oral molecules and cyclotide-based drugs that inhibit key processes in the body’s cells that are typically associated with various immune-related disorders. Cyxone’s technologies have the potential to address an unmet need and provide new effective and safe medicines that can improve the quality of life for patients affected by autoimmune diseases. The company has two drug candidates, T20K for MS in a preclinical program and Rabeximod for RA in clinical phase II-program. Cyxone’s Certified Adviser on the Nasdaq First North is Erik Penser Bank, +46 (0)8 4638000.www.cyxone.com

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