Press Releases

The latest press releases from bridge therapeutics
29th August 2022

Bridge reported that Darren Prince, an internationally recognized speaker and advisor on matters of addiction and mental health recovery has joined Bridge’s commercial advisory board. He abused opioids for more than 20 years before breaking his addiction, and then went on to help many other people, in and out of the entertainment industry, struggling with opiate…

19th July 2021

Birmingham, AL – July 19 2021 – Bridge Therapeutics Inc. (Bridge) has promoted David H. Bergstrom, Ph.D. to the position of interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Bergstrom has more than 30 years of new product development and commercialization experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has overseen and been intimately involved in moving new products from…

27th April 2020

Birmingham, AL – April 27, 2020 – Bridge Therapeutics Inc. heard today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that its Investigational New Drug (IND) application No.142396 for the Company’s lead product candidate, BT-219 (Bunalz™) is “Open and Safe to Proceed”. There were no additional questions or constraints included in the FDA’s communication. Opening…

25th March 2020

Birmingham, AL – March 25, 2020 – Bridge Therapeutics Inc. today announced that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Company’s lead product candidate, BT-219 (Bunalz™). BT-219, or Bunalz™, is an investigational new drug applying Catalent’s Zydis® ODT (orally disintegrating tablet) delivery technology…

17th February 2020

Birmingham, AL – February 17, 2020 – Late last year Bridge Therapeutics Inc. (“Bridge”) completed the manufacture of clinical trial materials under Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) at Catalent Pharmaceutical Services (“Catalent”) to use in the upcoming initial human pharmacokinetic (PK) clinical study.  Subsequent to manufacture, these supplies were successfully released by Quality Assurance for use…

10th December 2019

Catalent today announced that it has completed clinical production of Bridge Therapeutics Inc.’s (Bridge) opioid addiction development therapeutic product, BT-219, and executed an Exclusive Licensing Agreement to use Catalent’s proprietary Zydis® orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) technology Catalent’s Zydis ODT technology is a unique, freeze-dried tablet that disperses almost instantly in the mouth without water. Zydis…

7th November 2019

Bridge Therapeutics Inc. today announced that it has received feedback from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from a Pre-Investigational New Drug (PIND) meeting for the development of BT-219, a therapy to treat Opioid Dependence.  BT-219, or Bunalz™, is an investigational new drug applying Catalent’s Zydis® ODT (orally disintegrating tablet) delivery technology to buprenorphine and naloxone,…

2nd November 2018

As their newest member, Dr. Bob Rappaport brings decades of drug approval experience to Bridge Therapeutics’ Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Rappaport spent 20 years at the Food and Drug Administration, with the last 12 years as Director of the Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Addiction Products Division at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. There he…

31st October 2018

Bridge Therapeutics will present a poster presentation at the RESI Conference November 4, 2018, in New York. Bridge Therapeutics has been selected by Life Science Nation’s internal scientific review board to be part of the Innovation Challenge presenting its technology in an exhibition-style format throughout the full-day RESI Conference on November 4, 2018, in New York….

21st September 2018

Pharmaceutical startup Bridge Therapeutics announces the addition of Dr. Bob Raffa as its newest Scientific Advisory Board member. Dr. Raffa is a global leader in pharmacology, with over 40 years of preclinical research on drug abuse and analgesic drug discovery. He has held many prestigious leadership roles, including Co-Leader for analgesic drug discovery at Johnson…

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