Thiogenesis Announces Stock Option Grants
San Diego, California–(Newsfile Corp. – December 9, 2022) – Thiogenesis Therapeutics, Corp. (TSXV: TTI) (“Thiogenesis” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has granted an aggregate of 450,000 incentive stock options (the “Options”) pursuant to the Company’s stock option plan of which 350,000 were granted to directors and officers and 100,000 to a consultant. Each Option entitles the optionee to acquire one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.60 per common share until December 8, 2032. The Options vest in quarterly instalments starting June 30, 2023 and become fully vested by December 31, 2024. The Options are exercisable for a ten-year term, expiring December 8, 2032.
Thiogenesis Therapeutics, Corp. (TSXV: TTI) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company operating through its wholly owned subsidiary based in San Diego, CA. The Company is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. Thiogenesis is developing sulfur-containing prodrugs that act as precursors to thiol-active compounds, with the potential to treat serious pediatric diseases with unmet medical needs. Thiols have been the subject of promising research for many decades and are known for having powerful antioxidant properties and other potential therapeutic activities. The Company’s initial target indications include Mitochondrial Encephalopathy Lactic Acidosis and Stroke (MELAS), Retts syndrome and pediatric NASH.
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Brook Riggins, Director and CFO
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This news release includes certain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of that phrase under Canadian securities laws. Without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various degrees of risk. Forward-looking statements reflect management’s current views with respect to possible future events and conditions and, by their nature, are based on management’s beliefs and assumptions and subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, both general and specific to the Company. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in our forward-looking statements. The following are important factors that could cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements: changes in the world-wide price of agricultural commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in agriculture, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. Additional information regarding the material factors and assumptions that were applied in making these forward looking statements as well as the various risks and uncertainties we face are described in greater detail in the “Risk Factors” section of our annual and interim Management’s Discussion and Analysis of our financial results and other continuous disclosure documents and financial statements we file with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities which are available at www.sedar.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to update this forward-looking information except as required by applicable law. The Company relies on litigation protection for forward looking statements.
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