Blackhawk’s Mindbio Therapeutics announces that research associates at the University of Auckland have been awarded $1.44 million in grants for studies of LSD microdosing in major depressive disorder

  • The successful approval follows the recent successful completion of the Phase 1 LSD microdosing LSD study with 80 participants

  • MindBio works exclusively on psychedelic microdosing clinical trials with research partners at the University of Auckland to develop intellectual property and novel microdosing treatments

Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – July 25, 2022 – Blackhawk Growth Corp. (CSE:BLR); (Frankfurt:0YY); (OTC:BLRZF) (the “company” or “Black Hawk), a subsidiary of MindBio Therapeutics (“MindBio”) at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, have received a grant of NZ$1.44 million from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to conduct a LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) microdosing study. perform patients with major depression.

The grant funding follows the recent successful completion of a Phase 1 clinical trial in 80 healthy participants. Data from this Phase 1 study is currently being compiled and MindBio will make further announcements as information becomes available.

MindBio is working exclusively on psychedelic microdosing clinical trials with University of Auckland research associates to develop intellectual property and novel microdosing treatments for mental illness that can be commercialized and used to treat patients in the primary health care system.

“We are proud of the work of our scientific staff and the considerable support shown is a testament to the caliber of the scientists leading the project. We are committed to developing breakthrough treatments for mental illness,” said Frederick Pels, CEO of Blackhawk Growth Corp.

About Blackhawk growth

Blackhawk is a private equity firm seeking to create significant value for its shareholders through the acquisition and development of high growth companies. It has focused its investments on the healthcare, cannabis, and cannabidiol industries in Canada and the United States. Company portfolio includes Sac Pharma, LeichtMind Clinics, Noble Hemp, Spaced Food, NuWave Foods, Digital Mind Therapeutics, MindBio Therapeutics, Blum Distributors Ltd. and a stake in Gaia Grow Corp.

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Frederick Pels, Chairman of the Board


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About the University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is the leading university of Aotearoa New Zealand, ranking 87th globally in the 2022 QS World Rankings and sixth in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings measure up Performance against the Sustainable Development Goals. Top-class research in all disciplines, represented by its eight faculties and two large research institutes, secures its place among the leading international research universities.

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