This Biotech Company Specializing in Brain Disorder Treatments Reports a Stronger Cash Position

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Pasithea Therapeutics Corp. KTTA, a biotech company that is dedicated to researching and developing new treatments for psychiatric and neurological disorders, announced the successful closing of its $30.4 million private placement priced at a premium to the market under Nasdaq Stock Exchange regulation.

Pasithea sold an aggregate of 8.68 million shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 8.68 million shares of common stock at a purchase price of $3.50 per share. 

The gross proceeds to Pasithea from the private placement came in at $30.4 million, before deducting the placement agent's fees and other estimated offering expenses. EF Hutton, a division of Benchmark Investments, LLC acted as an exclusive placement agent for the offering.

The move could be noteworthy as it may significantly improve Pasithea’s cash position, especially in comparison to the company’s market cap of $57.12M

Pasithea stated that it plans to use the net proceeds from the private placement to fund preclinical research and development work for future product candidates, especially those that target psychiatric and neurological disorders. The company also aims to use the additional capital to invest in developing its U.S. and U.K. clinic businesses as well as funding more general corporate expenses.

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The company boasts a team of experienced experts in the fields of neuroscience and psychopharmacology. Professor Lawrence Steinman, endowed chair in the neurology department at Stanford University is the chairman of Pasithea while Dr. Tiago Reis Marques, a psychiatric lecturer at King's College with experience in the biological mechanisms of mental illness is the CEO.

Another component of Pasithea’s business model focuses on addressing the needs of patients with mental illness through IV ketamine treatments. In the U.S., Pasithea partnered with The I.V. Doc®, an operator of mobile clinics, to offer intravenous infusions of ketamine to treat treatment-resistant depression (TRD).

The company also maintains a presence at London clinics, specifically through its partnership with Zen Healthcare and 2 of its central London clinics in Knightsbridge and Marylebone.

To learn more about Pasithea’s ongoing therapeutic solutions, latest developments, and investor information, you can visit the company’s IR site or

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