Successful grant comes after recent successful completion of Phase 1 LSD Microdosing LSD Trial in 80 participants
MindBio working exclusively in psychedelic microdosing clinical trials with University of Auckland research collaborators to develop IP and novel microdosing treatments
Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire - July 25, 2022 – Blackhawk Growth Corp. BLR; (Frankfurt:0JJ); BLRZF (the "Company" or "Blackhawk") subsidiary, MindBio Therapeutics' ("MindBio") research collaborators at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have received NZ$1.44 million in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to conduct a trial of LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) microdosing in patients with Major Depressive Disorder.
The grant funding comes after the recent successful completion of a Phase 1 Clinical Trial in 80 healthy participants. The data from this Phase 1 trial is currently being collated and MindBio will make further announcements as information comes to hand.
MindBio is working exclusively in psychedelic microdosing clinical trials with scientific collaborators at the University of Auckland to develop intellectual property and novel microdosing treatments for mental health conditions that can be commercialized and used to treat patients in the primary health care system.
"We are proud of the work of our scientific collaborators and the substantial support shown is testament to the calibre of scientists leading the project. We are determined to develop game-changing treatments for mental health conditions" said Frederick Pels, CEO of Blackhawk Growth Corp.
About Blackhawk Growth
Blackhawk is an investment holding company looking to create substantial value for its shareholders through the acquisition and development of high growth companies. It has focused its investments in the health, cannabis and cannabidiol industries in both Canada and the United States. Its portfolio of companies includes Sac Pharma, LeichtMind Clinics, Noble Hemp, Spaced Food, NuWave Foods, Digital Mind Therapeutics, MindBio Therapeutics, Blum Distributors Ltd. as well as an equity position in Gaia Grow Corp.
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About the University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is Aotearoa New Zealand's leading university, ranked 87th in the world in the QS World Rankings 2022 and sixth in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings that measure performance against the Sustainable Development Goals. High-quality research across the full range of disciplines, represented by its eight faculties and two Large-Scale Research Institutes, ensures its place among the leading international research universities.
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