ZYUS Announces Database Lock for its Phase 1 First-in-Human Clinical Trial


Phase 1 was conducted to assess the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of ZYUS’ lead drug product candidate in healthy adult participants

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZYUS Life Sciences Inc. (“ZYUS” or the “Company”), a Canadian-based life sciences company leading scientific research and global development of innovative cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug products, today announced the successful completion of database lock for its Phase 1 clinical trial to assess the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of Trichomylin® softgel capsules in healthy adult participants in Australia. The dataset has been transferred to the Company’s independent Clinical Research Organization for statistical analysis. Reaching a database lock also allows ZYUS to begin preparation for its Phase 2a clinical trial, expected to commence in 2023.

This achievement marks an important milestone in ZYUS’ mission, to develop cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug products with meticulous scientific rigor,” said ZYUS CEO Brent Zettl. “We continue to pursue our clinical studies in osteoarthritic pain as previously announced. We believe the results of this Phase 1 clinical trial will bring us another step closer to providing patients with a regulatory-approved cannabinoid-based prescription drug for the alleviation of chronic pain.”

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About ZYUS Life Sciences Inc.: ZYUS is a Canadian-based life sciences company focused on the global development and commercialization of cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug product candidates and innovative exempt market therapeutics. Through clinical research, ZYUS is committed to furthering the understanding of cannabinoids with the clinical development of its pharmaceutical drug product candidates and intellectual property activities to protect its novel formulations. Additionally, ZYUS is dedicated to delivering high quality, cGMP / EU GMP-compliant cannabinoid products to patients through the exempt global medical market. The ZYUS vision is to elevate cannabinoid-based therapeutics as a standard of care and expand the potential of protein-based formulations in pursuit of a transformational impact on patients’ lives around the world. ZYUS: Advancing the Science of Well-Being. For additional information, visit www.zyus.com.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of ZYUS to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, expectations with respect to our business plans, product lines, research activities (including without limitation, the clinical progress of Trichomylin®, the availability of clinical trial results) and the prospects for regulatory approval, commercializing or selling any product or drug candidates.

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