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MyMD Pharmaceuticals Appoints David Rini, Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, to Scientific Advisory Board

BALTIMORE–()–MyMD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MYMD), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to extending healthy lifespan by focusing on developing two therapeutic platforms, announced today that it has appointed David Rini to the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board.

“I am delighted to join the MyMD Scientific Advisory Board and look forward to working on the development and communication about our two platforms,” stated David Rini.

David Rini is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Department of Art of Applied to Medicine, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, and Director of the Medical and Biological Illustration Graduate Program. Professor Rini earned his M.F.A. degree in medical and scientific illustration from the University of Michigan in 1989. Prior to coming to Johns Hopkins in 1993, he established and directed the Department of Neurosurgical Illustration at the Mayfield Neurological Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Chris Chapman, M.D., President and Chief Medical Officer of MyMD added, “We welcome David to our Scientific Advisory Board and look forward to sharing the MyMD story with our new presentation due to be aired today, May 17th at 4:15pm ET.”

About MyMD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

MyMD is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to extending healthy lifespan by focusing on developing two therapeutic platforms. MYMD-1 is a drug platform based on a clinical stage small molecule that regulates the immunometabolic system to control TNF-α and other pro-inflammatory cytokines. MYMD-1 is being developed to treat autoimmune diseases, including those currently treated with non-selective TNF-α blocking drugs, and aging and longevity. Supera-CBD is a drug platform based on a novel (patent pending) synthetic derivative of cannabidiol (CBD) that targets numerous key receptors including CB2 and opioid receptors and inhibits monoamine oxidase. Supera-CBD is being developed to address the rapidly growing CBD market, that includes FDA approved drugs and CBD products not currently regulated as a drug. For more information, visit

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