TEL AVIV, Israel and BETHESDA, Maryland, Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX), a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based therapeutic formulations and medicines, announced today that it has initiated a series of proof of concept (POC), in-vivo, animal model studies to test its drug candidate RCC-33 on mice transplanted with colorectal cancer tumor cell lines. Study results are to be included in the data package being prepared for submission to the US Food and Drug Administration along with a request for a pre-IND Meeting.
The animal studies follow previous successful completion of In-Vitro studies using the company's proprietary Drug Candidate RCC-33 on colorectal cancer cell lines and fresh human biopsies obtained under Helsinki Approved Protocol at the company's in-house laboratory in Israel.
Gabriel Yariv, Cannabics Pharmaceuticals' President and COO said: "We are proud to be at the forefront of cannabinoid-based drug discovery and clinical development. Our aim is to be the first company to bring a comprehensive pre-clinical data package before the FDA in support of a cannabinoid-based Drug Candidate for the treatment of colorectal cancer. Today marks an important step in that direction."
Eyal Ballan, Cannabics Pharmaceuticals' CTO said: "The initiation of In-Vivo studies in animals represents an important milestone for the company in beginning a clinical path we have specifically designed to bring our proprietary RCC-33 drug candidate before the US Food and Drug Administration for review."
About Cannabics Pharmaceuticals:
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) is a U.S. public company and a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based therapeutic formulations and medicines. The Company's R&D is based in Israel, where it is licensed by the Ministry of Health to conduct scientific and clinical research on cannabinoid formulations and cancer. For more information, please visit www.cannabics.com. For the latest updates on Cannabics Pharmaceuticals follow the Company on Twitter @Cannabics, Facebook @CannabicsPharmaceuticals, LinkedIn, and on Instagram @Cannabics_Pharmaceuticals.
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