LONDON, May 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Small Pharma Inc. (TSXV: DMT) (OTCQB: DMTTF) (the “Company” or “Small Pharma”), a biotechnology company focused on short-duration psychedelic-assisted therapies for mental health conditions, is pleased to announce that Dr. Carol Routledge, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, will deliver a poster presentation at the 34th CINP World Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology in Montreal, Canada which is taking place on May 7-10, 2023.
The poster will showcase positive data from the Company’s Phase IIa trial of SPL026, the first placebo-controlled study of a short-duration psychedelic for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (“MDD”). The trial investigated the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a 21.5mg intravenous dose of SPL026, a proprietary synthetic formulation of N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (“DMT”), with supportive therapy in 34 patients with moderate/severe MDD.
Title: Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of SPL026 with Support Therapy in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
Date: Monday May 8, 2023
Time: 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. and 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. (EDT)
Location: Level 2 Foyer, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
About Small Pharma
Small Pharma is a biotechnology company progressing a pipeline of short-duration psychedelic-assisted therapies for the treatment of mental health conditions. The Company’s current focus is on exploring new therapeutic approaches for depression. Small Pharma’s lead candidate, SPL026, is a proprietary synthetic formulation of N, N-dimethyltryptamine. The Company is advancing clinical programs of SPL026 and SPL028 with supportive therapy for the treatment of mental health conditions, and was granted an Innovation Passport designation from the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (the “MHRA”) for IV SPL026 with supportive therapy for MDD. In addition, Small Pharma has a pipeline of proprietary preclinical assets in development.
Small Pharma Inc. & Investor Relations:
George Tziras, Chief Executive Officer
Jenny Maguire, Head of External Affairs
Small Pharma makes no medical, treatment or health benefit claims about its proposed products. The MHRA or other similar regulatory authorities have not evaluated claims regarding its therapies and other next generation psychoactive compounds. The efficacy of such therapies has not been confirmed by MHRA-approved research. There is no assurance that such therapies and other psychoactive compounds can diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or condition. Vigorous scientific research and clinical trials are needed. Any references to quality, consistency, efficacy and safety of potential therapies do not imply that Small Pharma verified such in clinical trials or that Small Pharma will complete such trials. If Small Pharma cannot obtain the approvals or research necessary to commercialize its business, it may have a material adverse effect on Small Pharma’s performance and operations.
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