Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Announces Issuance of New U.S. Patent

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diffusion Pharmaceuticals LLC, a clinical-stage drug-development company, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted it patent no. 7,759,506 entitled “Bipolar Trans Carotenoid Salts and Their Uses.” This patent includes drug formulation and use claims relating to Diffusion’s entire family of first-in-class new chemical entities. Diffusion Pharmaceuticals is commercializing this family of first-in-class drug candidates to treat serious or life-threatening medical conditions characterized by hypoxia or oxygen deprivation at the cellular level.

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