Soligenix Receives IND Clearance from FDA to Initiate Clinical Program to Evaluate SGX942 for the Treatment of Oral Mucositis

Princeton, NJ – March 27, 2013 -Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its review and cleared the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SGX942 for the treatment of oral mucositis resulting from radiation and/or chemotherapy treatment in head and neck cancer patients. Clearance of the IND allows Soligenix to initiate a Phase 2, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalating clinical study of SGX942 in patients being treated for head and neck cancer. The trial is expected to be initiated in the second half of 2013.
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