Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing synthetic cannabinoid therapeutics formulated for transdermal delivery. The Company is evaluating approximately two product candidates, ZYN002 and ZYN001, in over five indications. The Company intends to study ZYN002 in patients with refractory epilepsy, osteoarthritis and Fragile X syndrome. The Company's ZYN002 is synthetic cannabidiol (CBD) formulated as a permeation-enhanced gel for transdermal delivery. ZYN002 is being developed as a clear that is designed to provide controlled drug delivery with once- or twice-daily dosing. ZYN001 is a pro-drug of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that enables transdermal delivery through a patch. The Company intends to test the ZYN001 patch for application to the arm, back and thigh. The Company intends to study ZYN001 in patients with fibromyalgia and peripheral neuropathic pain.
Zynerba (NASDAQ: ZYNE) is pioneering the development of patent-protected, next-generation synthetic cannabinoid therapeutics formulated for transdermal delivery. Its two lead product candidates in development include ZYN002 and ZYN001, which are being evaluated in five indications. ZYN002 is the first and only synthetic cannabidiol (CBD) formulated as a permeation-enhanced gel for transdermal delivery. In June 2016, the company initiated the STAR 1 Phase 2 clinical trial in refractory epilepsy patients and in August 2016, initiated the STOP Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. A Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with Fragile X syndrome will be initiated in the second half of 2016. ZYN001, a prodrug of THC that enables transdermal delivery through the skin and circulatory system via a patch, is in preclinical development. A Phase 1 clinical trial is planned in the first half of 2017. In August 2015, Zynerba completed an initial public offering, raising net proceeds of $42.1 million. As of June 30, 2016, cash and cash equivalents totaled $32.1 million, which is projected to fund five Phase 2 clinical trials through 2017.