Parion Sciences Announces Presentation of Clinical Data with Novel Pulmonary Delivery Device at the 2016 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

Clinical Data to be presented for a novel device for transnasal delivery of a pulmonary aerosol in children with Cystic Fibrosis

Durham, NC (October 25, 2016) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced that an abstract from its pulmonary research and development efforts will be presented at the 30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Orlando, Florida, October 27 through 29, 2016.

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Parion Sciences Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial of P-321 for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

First Patient Enrolled in P-321-202 Clinical Trial

Durham, NC (July 26, 2016) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today it has initiated a phase 2 clinical trial of P-321 Ophthalmic Solution in patients with Dry Eye Disease (DED). P-321 is a potent inhibitor of the epithelial sodium channels (ENaC) on the ocular surface, and is expected to restore the tear film on the ocular surface in those patients with dry eye disease. Earlier this year the results of a Phase 1/2a safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics study in subjects with dry eye were presented.

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Parion Sciences Announces the Presentation of Clinical Data on P-321 Ophthalmic Solution for the treatment of Dry Eye Disease at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO 2016)

Data on P-321 from clinical research to be presented on May 3rd

Durham, NC (May 2, 2016) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and epithelial diseases, announced today the presentation of a poster containing clinical data for the development stage dry eye treatment P-321. The presentation is a review of the results from a clinical trial of P-321 versus placebo in patients with dry eye disease and will be presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Seattle, Washington on May 3rd, 2016.

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Ceva and Zoion Pharma Announce Collaboration to Develop Epithelial Sodium Channel Blockers to Treat Veterinary Ocular Surface Diseases

LIBOURNE FRANCE and DURHAM NC (January 19, 2016) — Ceva Santé Animale and Zoion Pharma Inc. announced today that they have entered into a collaboration to develop an epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitor to treat veterinary ocular surface diseases characterized by a lack of surface hydration, such as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) commonly called dry eye. Under the agreement, Ceva gains worldwide development and commercial rights to ZP-1 (P-1046). ZP-1 has successfully completed a proof-of-concept clinical trial in canine KCS. ZP-1 (P-1046) was originally discovered by Parion Sciences, Inc. and licensed to Zoion Pharma for veterinary use.

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Parion Sciences Announces Upcoming Presentations of Data at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference Being Held October 8 through 10, 2015

  • Data from preclinical and clinical research on P-1037(VX-371) to be presented
  • Additional data presentation includes a review of a novel in silico approach towards identification of CFTR correctors

Durham, NC (October 5, 2015) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced that 3 abstracts from its pulmonary research and development efforts will be presented at the 29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Phoenix Arizona, October 8 through 10, 2015. Data to be presented on P-1037 (also known as VX-371) includes preclinical models as well as a review of the clinical data. A review of a novel in silico model to identify new CFTR correctors

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CLEAN-CF Clinical Trial Expanded to Include Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Population

Drug Safety Monitoring Board Recommends Expansion of Trial Population to Include 12 to 17 Year Old People with CF

Durham, NC (September 10, 2015) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that the CLEAN-CF enrollment criteria for the study of P-1037 would be expanded to include people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age. The trial had previously enrolled people with CF age 18 and above only. The expansion of the age criteria for enrollment was based on a pre-specified safety review by the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC).

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Vertex and Parion Sciences Establish Collaboration to Develop Epithelial Sodium Channel (ENaC) Inhibitors in Cystic Fibrosis and Other Pulmonary Diseases

 – ENaC inhibition aims to restore or improve hydration of cell surfaces in the lungs to improve lung function –

– Parion to receive $80 million up-front payment with potential for additional development and regulatory
milestones and royalty payments –

BOSTON and DURHAM, NCVertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and Parion Sciences today announced that the companies will collaborate to develop investigational epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitors for the potential treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) and other pulmonary diseases. Under the agreement, Vertex gains worldwide development and commercial rights to Parion’s investigational ENaC inhibitors, including P-1037 and P-1055, for CF and other pulmonary diseases. P-1037 is currently being evaluated in an exploratory Phase 2a study in people with CF, regardless of genotype, and Vertex and Parion plan to begin an additional Phase 2a study that adds P-1037 to treatment with the investigational combination of lumacaftor and ivacaftor for people with CF who have two copies of the F508del mutation. Parion will receive an $80 million up-front payment from Vertex with the potential to receive additional development and regulatory milestone payments and tiered royalties related to P-1037 and P-1055 in CF and other pulmonary diseases.

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Parion Sciences Receives 2015 Life Sciences Award as “Best Late Stage Product Development” Company

Parion selected for Award by the Triangle Business Journal and BDO

Durham, NC (May 22, 2015) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that it was awarded the Best Late Stage Product Development Company award by the Triangle Business Journal and accounting firm BDO. Parion joins the third-annual class of Life Science Award winners and received the award at an event held yesterday in Cary North Carolina. The Life Sciences awards recognize both individuals and research organizations that are breaking ground in the field. This encompasses a number of areas, including biology, biotechnology, genomics, neuroscience, and pharmacology.

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Parion Sciences Announces Key Management Promotion

Board of Directors Elect Paul Boucher as President and Chief Executive Officer

Durham, NC (April 19, 2015) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that Paul Boucher has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. Paul previously served as President of Parion and will assume the Chief Executive Officer role as well.   Prior to his President role, Paul served as Vice-President of Finance & Business at Parion. Paul will continue to lead the executive management team and provide overall corporate direction.

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