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October 3, 2022

Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce Receipt of Notice of Allowance of US Patent Application Covering a Kit Comprising Phenylbutyrate and Sodium Benzoate

Notice of allowance covering these claims further strengthens ACER-001 proprietary position in US; patent expected to be issued in Q4 2022 and expire in 2038

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – October 3, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (Acer) and RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (Relief) today announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance to Acer for US patent application No. 16/624,834 for claims related to […]

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August 23, 2022

Acer Therapeutics to Participate in August and September 2022 Investor Conferences

NEWTON, MA – August 23, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious, rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that Acer’s management team will virtually present at, and participate in, the upcoming Gilmartin Group Emerging Growth Company […]

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August 15, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Reports Q2 2022 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

NEWTON, MA – August 15, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious, rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022, and provided a corporate update. “I am very […]

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August 12, 2022

Relief Therapeutics and Acer Therapeutics Announce that the European Commission Has Granted Orphan Drug Designation for ACER-001 in Maple Syrup Urine Disease

Orphan designation provides potential for up to 10-year market exclusivity in the EU upon regulatory approval

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND and NEWTON, MA – August 12, 2022 – RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (Relief), and its collaboration partner, Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (Acer), today announced that the European Commission has granted orphan medicinal product designation in the EU to ACER-001 (sodium phenylbutyrate) for the potential treatment of patients […]

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July 28, 2022

Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce ACER-001 IND Submission for the Treatment of Maple Syrup Urine Disease

Phase 2a trial initiation planned for the first half of 2023 subject to IND clearance and available capital

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – July 28, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (Acer) and its collaboration partner, RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (Relief), today announced the submission of an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate the efficacy and safety […]

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Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce FDA Acceptance for Review of NDA Resubmission for ACER-001 for Treatment of UCDs

Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) target action date set for January 15, 2023

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – July 28, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (Acer) and its collaboration partner, RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (Relief), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review Acer’s resubmitted New Drug Application (NDA) for ACER-001 (sodium phenylbutyrate) for oral […]

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July 18, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Announces Resubmission of New Drug Application for ACER-001 for Treatment of UCDs

Acer has notified the FDA in the resubmission that the third-party contract packaging manufacturer is ready for inspection

NEWTON, MA – July 18, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the resubmission of Acer’s New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ACER-001 […]

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July 8, 2022

Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce That the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) Issued Utility Model Patent 11,202,767 Covering ACER-001 Dosage Form

Key patent strengthens proprietary position in China until August 2031

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – July 8, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (Acer) and its collaboration partner, RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (Relief), today announced that the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued Electronic Patent Certificate ZL202122004991.9 on May 24, 2022, for Utility Model directed to ACER-001 […]

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June 27, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Announces Initiation of its Pivotal Phase 3 DiSCOVER Trial of EDSIVO™ (celiprolol) for the Treatment of Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

NEWTON, MA – June 27, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the initiation of patient screening in its Phase 3 DiSCOVER (Decentralized Study of Celiprolol on vEDS-related […]

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June 21, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Announces Promotion of Tanya Hayden to Chief Operating Officer

NEWTON, MA – June 21, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the promotion of Tanya Hayden to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Harry S. Palmin, who had been serving as […]

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Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce Update on U.S. FDA Review of New Drug Application (NDA) for ACER-001

Citing the need to inspect a third-party contract packaging manufacturer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL)

The FDA has not raised any approvability concerns related to the efficacy, safety or pharmacokinetics of ACER-001

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – June 21, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (Acer) and its collaboration partner, RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (Relief), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for ACER-001 […]

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June 7, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Issues Statement Regarding PDUFA Target Action Date for ACER-001

NEWTON, MA – June 7, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that it has not yet received a decision from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its […]

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May 16, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Reports Q1 2022 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

NEWTON, MA –May 16, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious, rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022 and provided an update on the Company’s recent corporate […]

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May 9, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Announces Agreement with FDA on Special Protocol Assessment for its Phase 3 EDSIVO™ (celiprolol) Trial in Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patients

Phase 3 DiSCOVER clinical trial initiation expected by end of Q2 2022

NEWTON, MA – May 09, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) […]

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May 6, 2022

Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce Presentation of ACER-001 Data at the Genetic Metabolic Dieticians International Conference

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – May 6, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (“Acer”) and its collaboration partner, Relief Therapeutics Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (“Relief”), today announced the presentation of data evaluating the bioavailability, bioequivalence and taste attributes of ACER-001 (sodium phenylbutyrate) compared to sodium phenylbutyrate (BUPHENYL®) powder during poster […]

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May 5, 2022

Acer Therapeutics to Participate in H.C. Wainwright Global Investment Conference

NEWTON, MA –May 5, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that Acer’s management team will virtually present at, and participate in, the H.C. Wainwright Global Investment Conference May 24-26, […]

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April 12, 2022

Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce Presentation of ACER-001 Data at the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders Annual Meeting

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – April 12, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (“Acer”) and its collaboration partner, Relief Therapeutics Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF, RLFTY) (“Relief”), today announced the presentation of data evaluating the bioavailability, bioequivalence and taste attributes of taste-masked sodium phenylbutyrate (ACER-001) compared to sodium phenylbutyrate (BUPHENYL®) powder during […]

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April 4, 2022

Acer Therapeutics’ EDSIVO™ (celiprolol) Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Discussions ongoing with FDA through special protocol assessment (SPA) seeking agreement on planned pivotal Phase 3 DiSCOVER trial with initiation planned by end of Q2 2022

NEWTON, MA – April 4, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted celiprolol Breakthrough Therapy designation (BTD) in the U.S. for […]

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March 31, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Regains Compliance with Nasdaq Listing Standard

NEWTON, MA – March 31, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that it has received notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) on March 30, 2022 informing Acer that […]

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March 30, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Enrolls First Patient in its Phase 2a Clinical Trial of ACER-801 for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with Menopause

Results anticipated in H2 2022

NEWTON, MA – March 30, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the enrollment of the first patient in its Phase 2a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial evaluating the efficacy, […]

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March 7, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Secures up to $48.5 Million in Convertible Note and Secured Loan Financing Facilities

NEWTON, MA – March 7, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that it has entered into convertible note and loan financing facilities for up to $48.5 million with affiliates […]

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March 2, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Reports Q4 and Full Year 2021 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

NEWTON, MA –March 2, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious, rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2021 and provided an update on the […]

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February 22, 2022

Acer Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Adrian Quartel, M.D., FFPM, as Chief Medical Officer

Industry veteran with over 20 years of drug development experience to oversee advancement of Acer’s product pipeline

NEWTON, MA – Feb. 22, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the appointment of Adrian Quartel, M.D., FFPM, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Quartel will oversee Acer’s clinical development, […]

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February 1, 2022

Acer Therapeutics to Participate in 2022 BIO CEO & Investor Conference

NEWTON, MA –Feb. 1, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER), a pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that Acer’s management team will virtually participate in the BIO CEO & Investor Conference on February 14-17, 2022. Format: On-demand […]

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January 27, 2022

Acer Therapeutics and Relief Therapeutics Announce Presentation of Four ACER-001 Posters at the Upcoming SIMD and GMDI Conferences

Data to be presented suggests ACER-001 could represent a potential alternative to sodium and glycerol phenylbutyrate for treatment of UCDs

NEWTON, MA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Jan. 27, 2022 – Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ACER) (“Acer”) and its collaboration partner, Relief Therapeutics Holding SA (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF) (“Relief”), today announced the acceptance of four ACER-001 abstracts for poster presentations at the upcoming Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders (SIMD) Annual Meeting on April 10-13, 2022 […]

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