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Bioasis Announces Positive Results from a Microdialysis Study Showing Lead Investigational Candidate xB3 ™-001 Increased Brain Activity


The Company has filed a patent application based on these
observations and those data may have broader applicability

. ((TSX.V:BTI, OTCQB:BIOAF) ("Bioasis" or
the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing its xB3
proprietary platform technology for the delivery of
therapeutics across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) for the treatment of
CNS disorders, today announced that its lead investigational candidate xB3-001
demonstrated increased brain activity in a pre-clinical mouse
microdialysis study.

Bioasis conducted the microdialysis study at Charles
River Laboratories Inc.
The aim of the study was to evaluate the
effect of xB3-001 on cortical brain-related activity in a
freely-moving in vivo mouse microdialysis study. Brain activity
was assessed by examining changes on neurochemical levels induced by the
Company's lead candidate xB3-001 vs. trastuzumab alone.

The study demonstrated that following a single intravenous treatment, xB3-001
elicited significant increases in brain cortical dopamine and serotonin
activity levels at 60-90 minutes after treatment. In contrast,
trastuzumab alone did not lead to changes in dopamine and serotonin
levels. Brain cortex norepinephrine also showed increasing trends at
60-90 minutes after treatment with xB3-001 compared to the
trastuzumab control. The neurochemical changes observed with xB3-001
treatment may indicate that xB3 fusions may yield additional
benefits for patients with neurodegenerative and oncological diseases.

"In addition to our recently published work with MedImmune, these new
data further validated the utility of our xB3 platform
technology to increase delivery of existing therapeutic compounds across
the blood-brain barrier," said Mei Mei Tian, Ph.D., vice president, head
of external research. "These data strengthen our pre-clinical data set
on the utility of the LRP1 receptor mechanism of action for BBB
translocation and the robustness of the xB3 platform to
transport large, complex biological therapies to their target in the

"We are encouraged by these preliminary data from the microdialysis
study as we look to advance our xB3-001 program in HER2+
brain metastases," said Mark Day, Ph.D., president & chief executive
officer. "Robust demonstration of modulation of brain activity can be
critical to the translational success for patients in clinical trials.
These data continue to help us build our risk mitigation strategy and
can improve our probability of success in the clinic if endpoints are
congruent across animals and humans."

The Company has filed a patent application based on the discoveries from
this study.

Bioasis also advises investors that an updated version of its corporate
presentation containing this information is available for review on its
website at

About Bioasis

Bioasis Technologies, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing the
xB3 TM platform, a proprietary technology for the delivery of
therapeutics across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and the treatment of
CNS disorders in areas of high unmet medical need, including brain
cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. The delivery of therapeutics
across the BBB represents the final frontier in treating neurological
disorders. The in-house development programs at Bioasis are designed to
develop symptomatic and disease-modifying treatments for brain-related
diseases and disorders. The company maintains headquarters in Richmond,
Canada with offices in Guilford, Conn., United States. Bioasis trades on
the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "BTI" and on the OTCQB under
the symbol "BIOAF." For more information about the company, please visit

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Bioasis Technologies Inc.
Day, Ph.D., Director and President & Chief Executive Officer

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