Petros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Engages Massachusetts General Hospital in a Sponsored Research Agreement for Tissue-Specific Oxygenation Sensor Technology

Sensor Measures Oxygen Levels Within Specific Human Tissue, Potentially Allowing Biosensor Feedback of Erectile Device Therapy

NEW YORK, April 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Petros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Petros, Nasdaq: PTPI), a leading provider of therapeutics for men’s health, today announces it has entered into a Sponsored Research Agreement (SRA) and an Option Agreement with the Wellman Center of Massachusetts General Hospital (“Mass General”), an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Under the agreement, researchers will evaluate incorporating the use of a tissue-specific oxygenation sensor with the goal of monitoring and understanding the success of Erectile Device Therapy. Accompanying the Sponsored Research Agreement, Petros will enter into an Agreement for an option to negotiate an exclusive license of the tissue-specific oxygenation sensor within specific human tissues. The Company plans to apply the technology to potentially enhance its existing erectile device therapy.

“We believe what Mass General has developed is a truly landmark achievement in immediate and highly-targeted bio-sensor feedback technology,” said Fady Boctor, Petros Pharmaceuticals’ President and Chief Commercial Officer. “This relationship with the Wellman Center at Mass General has the potential to empower the male patient with innovative technology to enhance at-home therapy in the area of erectile dysfunction by demonstrating the effectiveness of external devices in an additional non-invasive context.”

Both mobile and consumer-friendly, the sensor technology is intended to offer the men’s health space the opportunity to enhance at-home penile therapy with bio-sensor feedback, which can inform both the patient and the practitioner of results in real time.

About Petros Pharmaceuticals
Petros Pharmaceuticals is committed to the goal of becoming a world-leading specialized men’s health company by identifying, developing, acquiring, and commercializing innovative therapeutics for men’s health issues including, but not limited to erectile dysfunction, endothelial dysfunction, psychosexual and psychosocial ailments, Peyronie’s disease, hormone health and substance use disorders.

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Jules Abraham

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