ROCKVILLE, Md., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: RGRX), a clinical-stage drug development company focused on tissue protection, repair and regeneration, today announced that Rodman & Renshaw, a unit of H.C. Wainwright & Co., has initiated coverage of RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. The firm has issued a Buy rating with a 12-month price target of $2 per share. The report is authored by Raghuram Selvaraju, Ph.D. and Yi Chen, Ph.D., CFA and is available here: Click here for full report
About RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.regenerx.com)
RegeneRx is focused on the development of a novel therapeutic peptide, Thymosin beta 4, for tissue and organ protection, repair and regeneration. RegeneRx currently has three drug candidates in clinical development for ophthalmic, cardiac and dermal indications, three active strategic licensing agreements in China, Pan Asia (Korea, Japan, and Australia, among others) and in the U.S. RGN-259, the Company's Tβ4-based ophthalmic drug candidate is being developed for dry eye syndrome and for the treatment of neurotrophic keratopathy (NK), both of which are being developed in the U.S through its joint venture, ReGenTree. ReGenTree has completed enrollment of its phase 2b/3 U.S. trial in patients with dry eye syndrome and is conducting a phase 3 clinical trial for the treatment of patients with NK, for which it has been granted orphan status by the U.S. FDA. RGN-352, the Company's Tβ4-based injectable drug candidate, is a phase 2-ready drug candidate designed to be administered systemically to prevent and restore tissue damage associated with acute events such as heart attacks, strokes, and other similar injuries. RGN-137, the Company's Tβ4-based dermal gel, is in phase 2 clinical development. For additional information about RegeneRx please visit www.regenerx.com.
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