CNS Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CNSP), a pharmaceutical company enthusiastically pursuing enrollment of about 243 brain cancer patients in a clinical trial designed to analyze the efficacy and safety of its lead drug candidate, was selected to be added to the Russell 2000 Index effective June 25. A subset of the Russell 3000 Index, the Russell 2000 Index is a measure of the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity market. Per CNS Pharmaceuticals CEO John Climaco, quoted in a recent article, the company was pleased to meet this noteworthy milestone. He said, “As our team continues to drive our clinical program forward for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (‘GBM’), we believe this inclusion well-positions us to drive market awareness. . . We look forward to leveraging the access and positioning this inclusion brings to unlock additional value.”
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About CNS Pharmaceuticals Inc.
CNS Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of anti-cancer drug candidates for the treatment of primary and metastatic cancers of the brain and central nervous system. The company’s lead drug candidate, Berubicin, is a novel anthracycline and the first anthracycline to appear to cross the blood-brain barrier. Berubicin is currently in development for the treatment of a number of serious brain and CNS oncology indications, including glioblastoma multiforme (“GBM”), an aggressive and incurable form of brain cancer. Additionally, the company is advancing the development of its WP1244 drug technology, which utilizes anthracycline and distamycin-based scaffolds to create small molecule agents and is believed to be 500x more potent than daunorubicin in inhibiting tumor cell proliferation. Preclinical studies of WP1244 demonstrated high uptake in the brain with antitumor activity. CNS Pharmaceuticals is evaluating the use of WP1244 in the treatment of brain cancers, pancreatic, ovarian and lymphomas. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.CNSPharma.com.
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