University of Nebraska Medical Center and ANANDA Scientific announce FDA approval of the IND for a Clinical Trial exploring Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and ANANDA Scientific Inc announce a collaboration in a new clinical trial investigating treatment for adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220517005065/en/
(Photo: Business Wire)
The trial is being led by principal investigator Mathew Rizzo, M.D., the Reynolds Professor and chair of the UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences and Chief Physician for neurological services at Nebraska Medicine.
The study will evaluate the effectiveness of Nantheia™ ATL5, an investigational drug using cannabidiol in ANANDA’s proprietary delivery technology. An investigational new drug (IND) application for the trial has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
“This is our second clinical trial targeting PTSD.We are excited that UNMC’s research team has partnered with us to evaluate our promising drugfor this very debilitating condition,”said Sohail R. Zaidi, ANANDA’s Chief Executive Officer. “It is an important step in our efforts to provide patients with PTSD with potentially improved therapeutic options.”
“Advancing evidence-based research into new therapeutics to provide a large PTSD patient population with new innovative treatment options is a key objective for our research team,” Dr. Rizzo said. “We are delighted to be collaborating with ANANDA Scientific on this trial.”
Dr. Rizzo also is the director of the National Institutes of Health’s Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network. He chairs the executive committee of the American Brain Coalition which advocates to advance research for neurological cures.
Dr. Rizzo’s research team will include Jennifer Merickel, Ph.D., Cognitive Neuroscientist and Assistant Professor in the UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences and Brigette Vaughan, an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Clinician and Researcher in the UNMC Department of Psychiatry.
This phase II double-blind, placebo controlled, randomized clinical study is planning to enroll 240 participants to provide rigorous clinical and real-world evaluation of the efficacy and safety of Nantheia™ ATL5.
ABOUT NANTHEIA™ ATL5
Nantheia™ ATL5 is an investigational drug that uses cannabidiol in ANANDA’s propriety Liquid Structure delivery technology. Pre-clinical and initial clinical studies show that ANANDA’s Liquid Structure™ delivery technology (licensed from Lyotropic Delivery Systems (LDS) Ltd in Jerusalem, Israel) enhances the effectiveness and stability of cannabidiol. Nantheia™ ATL5 is an oral product with 100mg cannabidiol per softgel capsule.
ABOUT University of Nebraska Medical Center
As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving the state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving more than 4,200 students in two dozen programs. Researchers at UNMC perform cutting-edge research in neurological sciences, oncology, infectious disease, and other key areas.
ABOUT ANANDA SCIENTIFIC
ANANDA is a leading research-focused biopharmaceutical company pioneering high-caliber clinical studies evaluating therapeutic indications such as PTSD, Radiculopathic Pain, Anxiety and Opioid Use Disorder (Mt. Sinai and UCLA). The company employs patented delivery technology to make cannabinoids and other plant derived compounds highly bioavailable, water soluble, and shelf-life stable and focuses on producing effective, premium quality pharmaceutical products. The company is expanding its research base through multiple sponsored research agreements with universities to diversify its clinical portfolio. Consistent with its strong research-based data, the company has a growing pipeline of nutraceutical over-the-counter products. ANANDA has successfully launched these products in the U.S., Australia, and the U.K., with expansion into additional markets such as the EU, China, Africa, and other countries in Asia.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
About Business Wire
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Positive Results of EfficAPSI Real-World Study Confirm Significant Benefit of Sublingual Liquid AIT Treatment on the Onset and Worsening of Asthma in Patients With Allergic Rhinitis2.7.2022 15:08:00 CEST | Press release
Stallergenes Greer, a global healthcare company specialising in allergen immunotherapy (AIT), today announced positive data from its EfficAPSI real-world study. Presented at the 2022 European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) congress in Prague (Czech Republic), the real-world study confirmed significant benefit of sublingual liquid allergen immunotherapy treatment (AIT) on the onset and worsening of asthma in patients with allergic rhinitis. The retrospective longitudinal pharmaco-epidemiological real-world study included over 430,000 patients: more than 100,000 patients with allergic rhinitis with or without asthma treated with sublingual liquid immunotherapy and symptomatic drugs; compared to more than 330,000 patients with allergic rhinitis with or without asthma treated with symptomatic drugs only. The primary objective of the study was the evaluation of the impact of sublingual liquid AIT on the onset and worsening of asthma in patients with allergic rhinitis. St
Boyd Acquires Sensata’s Thermal Test and Controls Business1.7.2022 17:29:00 CEST | Press release
Boyd, a world-leading innovator of technologies in engineered materials and thermal management, announced it acquired Sensata’s Thermal Test and Controls Business (NYSE:ST). This business specializes in the design and manufacturing of advanced thermal control systems, adapters, and sockets critical to the thermal test process for high-end logic and memory semiconductors. With a long history of serving leading global semiconductor companies, the addition complements Boyd’s existing thermal business, which includes air and liquid cooled thermal management technologies. Boyd designs and manufactures complex thermal solutions for high-performance semiconductors used in applications such as 5G, hyperscale data center, eMobility, and artificial intelligence. With this acquisition, Boyd expands its offering to current semiconductor customers by adding advanced controls and thermal test systems essential to the production of high-end memory and logic devices. “This acquisition is a natural fit
IFF Completed Divestiture of Microbial Control Business1.7.2022 15:45:00 CEST | Press release
IFF (NYSE:IFF) today announced that it has successfully completed the previously announced divestiture of its Microbial Control business unit to LANXESS. Welcome to IFF At IFF (NYSE: IFF), an industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and scent, science and creativity meet to create essential solutions for a better world – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. With the beauty of art and the precision of science, we are an international collective of thinkers who partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products the world craves. Together, we will do more good for people and planet.Learn more at iff.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. © 2022 by International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. IFF is a Registered Trademark. All Rights Reserved. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220630005790/en/Contact information Michael DeVeau Chief Investor Relations
Digi International Unveils Digi XBee LR Module for LoRaWAN Connectivity for IoT Deployments1.7.2022 15:00:00 CEST | Press release
Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products, solutions, and services, today unveiled the Digi XBee® LR, the first XBee-class pre-integrated and pre-certified wireless communication module for sensors and end-nodes using LoRaWAN. Coupled with the rich connectivity, device and gateway management capabilities of Digi X-ON™—its Low-Power Wide Area (LPWA) IoT data cloud platform—Digi provides a complete IoT solution with automated provisioning and deployment to help enterprises achieve significant ROI and faster market access. The Digi XBee LR module brings a new connectivity option to one of the most widely adopted wireless IoT module footprints, with more than 20 million devices deployed. This fully developed, tested, and certified module gives OEMs the freedom to create innovative public- or private-cloud solutions for organizations in agriculture, energy, logistics, manufacturing, utilities, and other sectors. These ap
Juniper Networks Announces Cloud Metro Innovation to Drive Sustainable Business Growth for Service Providers1.7.2022 14:35:00 CEST | Press release
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, today announced the innovation that will power its vision and strategy for Cloud Metro – a new category of solutions for service providers, optimized for metro transformation and sustainable business growth. Traditional “retro” metro networks are device-centric and are buckling under the extreme scale, agility and experience demands that widespread digital transformation and the advent of 5G services are bringing. Today’s announcement focuses on enabling sustainable business growth, with a series of high-performance networking systems, powered by AI-enabled, cloud-delivered automation, specifically designed to build next generation Cloud Metro infrastructure. These systems will deliver significantly-reduced natural resource consumption capabilities to help sustain the planet, improved tools and simplified working methods to help sustain over-pressured operations teams, along with embedded service assurance and secur
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom