1 Jun 22
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on Zygel™ at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting

– Poster presentation highlights design enhancements incorporated into pivotal RECONNECT trial –

– Oral presentation demonstrates long-term safety and potential effectiveness of Zygel in children and adolescents with Fragile X syndrome –

Devon, PA, June 1, 2022 — Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZYNE), the leader in innovative pharmaceutically-produced transdermal cannabinoid therapies for rare and near-rare neuropsychiatric disorders, is presenting an oral podium presentation and a poster presentation at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting (ASCP 2022), being held May 31 – June 3, 2022, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Copies of the presentations are available on the Zynerba corporate website at http://zynerba.com/publications/.

“The RECONNECT trial provides us with an opportunity to confirm the positive results observed in a population of responders in our CONNECT-FX trial and further evaluate the effect of Zygel on behaviors associated with Fragile X syndrome (FXS),” said Armando Anido, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zynerba. “Furthermore, the interim results from the open-label extension trial support the long-term safety and potential effectiveness of Zygel in children and adolescents with FXS, with the greatest improvements seen in those with complete methylation of their FMR1 gene, the population for the primary efficacy analysis in RECONNECT.”

The presentation titled, “Long-Term Safety and Sustained Efficacy of ZYN002 Cannabidiol Transdermal Gel in Children and Adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome (ZYN2-CL-017),” includes data demonstrating that in the ongoing long-term safety and efficacy trial of Zygel in children and adolescents with FXS, improvement was seen in Social Avoidance in the full population, with the greatest improvement in patients with complete methylation of their FMR1 gene. Patients with complete methylation, who match the primary efficacy population in the ongoing confirmatory trial, RECONNECT, achieved and maintained clinically meaningful change in Social Avoidance, supporting one of the key design enhancements for RECONNECT. Zygel was well-tolerated with long-term administration with up to 38 months of exposure.

The poster titled, “RECONNECT (ZYN2-CL-033): Design of a Phase 3 Trial of ZYN002 Cannabidiol Transdermal Gel in Children and Adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome Based Upon Learnings from CONNECT-FX (ZYN2-CL-016) Completed During SARS-COV-2 Pandemic,” describes how learnings from CONNECT-FX, the first randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Zygel in the treatment of FXS, shaped the design of RECONNECT. In addition to the primary endpoint of the RECONNECT trial being measured in patients who have a completely methylated FMR1 gene, the treatment period of the trial has been extended by four weeks and an additional weight-based dose has been added for participants weighing greater than 50kg. RECONNECT is expected to provide key data to determine the effectiveness of Zygel in FXS while using a design intended to reduce the burden of participation in a clinical trial for families with children and adolescents with FXS.

About Zygel
Zygel is the first and only pharmaceutically-manufactured cannabidiol formulated as a patent-protected permeation-enhanced clear gel, designed to provide controlled drug delivery into the bloodstream transdermally (i.e. through the skin). Recent studies suggest that cannabidiol may modulate the endocannabinoid system and improve certain behavioral symptoms associated with neuropsychiatric conditions. Zygel is an investigational drug product in development for the potential treatment of behavioral symptoms associated with Fragile X syndrome (FXS), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q). The Company has received orphan drug designation for cannabidiol, the active ingredient in Zygel, from the FDA and the European Commission in the treatment of FXS and by the FDA for the treatment of 22q. Additionally, Zygel has been designated a Fast Track development program for treatment of behavioral symptoms of FXS.

RECONNECT is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple-center efficacy and safety trial of Zygel administered as a transdermal gel to children and adolescents ages 3 through 17 with Fragile X syndrome. For more information regarding participation visit www.fragilexhelp.com.

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, and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Learn more at www.zynerba.com and follow us on Twitter at @ZynerbaPharma.  

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