BioMedNewsBreaks — FSD Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGE) (CSE: HUGE) (FRA: 0K9A) Notes ‘Important Step’ as Phase 1 Lucid-21-302 Trial Receives HREC Approval

Company: FSD Pharma Inc. (HUGE)
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FSD Pharma (NASDAQ: HUGE) (CSE: HUGE) (FRA: 0K9A), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to building a portfolio of innovative assets and biotech solutions to address ailments affecting millions worldwide, has received a key approval for its planned Lucid-21-302 trial. According to the announcement, the human ethics review committee (“HREC”) in Australia approved the trial, which is titled “A Phase 1, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple Ascending Dose Study to Evaluate the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Lucid-21-302 in Healthy Adult Participants.” A first-in-class, nonimmunomodulatory, neuroprotective compound, Lucid-21-302 offers a unique mechanism of action for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (“MS”). “After much hard work designing this MAD trial, we are thrilled that we have received HREC approval, and the trial can now commence,” said FSD Pharma vice president of scientific and clinical affairs Dr. Andrzej Chruscinski in the press release. “This marks an important step in the clinical development of Lucid-21-302 (Lucid-MS).”

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About FSD Pharma Inc.

FSD is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to building a portfolio of innovative assets and biotech solutions for the treatment of challenging neurodegenerative and metabolic disorders and alcohol misuse disorders with drug candidates in different stages of development. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Lucid Psycheceuticals Inc. (“Lucid”), FSD is focused on the research and development of its lead compound, Lucid-MS (formerly Lucid-21-302) (“Lucid-MS”). Lucid-MS is a patented new chemical entity shown in preclinical models to prevent and reverse myelin degradation, the underlying mechanism of multiple sclerosis. FSD Pharma invented unbuzzd(TM) and spun out its OTC version to Celly Nutrition, a company led by industry veterans. FSD retains ownership of 25.71% of Celly Nutrition Corp. The agreement with Celly Nutrition also includes royalty payments of 7% of sales from unbuzzd until payments to FSD Pharma total $250 million. Once $250 million is reached, the royalty drops to 3% in perpetuity. Additionally, FSD Pharma retains a large tax loss carry forward of approximately C$130 million and could be utilized in the future to offset tax payable obligations against future profits. FSD Pharma retains 100% of the rights to develop similar product or alternative formulations specifically for pharmaceutical/medical uses. FSD Pharma maintains a portfolio of strategic investments through its wholly owned subsidiary, FSD Strategic Investments Inc., which represent loans secured by residential or commercial property. For more information about the company, please visit www.FSDPharma.com.

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