Resverlogix Surpasses $1 Billion Trading Milestone

TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX

CALGARY, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix" or the "Company") (TSX:RVX) announces today that it has surpassed an important business marker for the Company - historical trading of Resverlogix's shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange has now passed the $1 billion dollar mark on the TSX exchange.

Donald J. McCaffrey, President & CEO of Resverlogix stated, "This accomplishment is worthwhile highlighting to shareholders as it once again illustrates our ability to maintain a strong position in the Canadian Life Sciences sector. By crossing the $1 billion trading threshold Resverlogix becomes one of only a handful of the 61 life sciences companies, currently trading on the TSX, which have surpassed this lofty level." McCaffrey noted "This accomplishment clearly shows a high level of liquidity for Resverlogix stock and interest in our atherosclerosis technology. The importance of liquidity is that it is a key investment factor for larger institutions when they are considering long term investments in early stage Life Science companies."

About Resverlogix Corp.

Resverlogix Corp. is a leading biotechnology company engaged in the development of novel therapies for important global medical markets with significant unmet medical needs. The NexVas(TM) PR program is the Company's primary focus which is to develop novel small molecules that enhance ApoA-I. These vital therapies address the burden of atherosclerosis and other important diseases such as Acute Coronary Syndrome, Diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, Peripheral Artery Disease and other vascular disorders. Resverlogix Corp.'s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:RVX). For further information please visit www.resverlogix.com.

This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements as defined under applicable Canadian securities legislation, including our statements with respect to research, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease including atherosclerosis, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, Peripheral Artery Disease and other vascular diseases. These forward-looking statements contained herein that are not based on historical fact, including without limitation statements containing the words "believes", "anticipates", "plans", "intends", "will", "should", "expects", "continue", "estimate", "forecasts" and other similar expressions. Our actual results, events or developments could be materially different from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. We can give no assurance that any of the events or expectations will occur or be realized. By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous known and unknown risks and uncertainties including but not limited to those associated with the success of research and development programs, clinical trial programs including possible delays in patient recruitment, the regulatory approval process, competition, securing and maintaining corporate alliances, market acceptance of the Company's products, the availability of government and insurance reimbursements for the Company's products, the strength of intellectual property, financing capability, the potential dilutive effects of any financing, reliance on subcontractors and key personnel and additional risk factors discussed in other documents we file from time to time with securities authorities, which are available through SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Additionally, risks and uncertainties are discussed in detail in the July 31, 2010 MD&A. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement are made as of the date hereof. The Company disclaims any intention and has no obligation or responsibility, except as required by law, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The TSX Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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SOURCE Resverlogix Corp.

For further information: For further information: Theresa Kennedy, VP, Corporate Communications, Resverlogix Corp., Phone: 403-254-9252, Email: Theresa@resverlogix.com; Donald McCaffrey, President & CEO, Resverlogix Corp., Phone : 403-254-9252, Email: Don@resverlogix.com


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