Canadian biotech Lobe Sciences tapped Australian CRO iNGENū to test psychedelic drugs | Animeflv

Lobe Sciences’ study will focus on mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder. (iStock/Getty Images Plus/DisobeyArt)

Lobe Sciences is hiring Australian CRO iNGENū to conduct at least three trials for the Canadian biotech’s psychedelic drug candidates.

These trials, which will be conducted in Australia, will focus on Lobe’s psilocin analogues L-130 and L-131. Biotechnology will be in good hands, as the development of cannabinoid and psychedelic drugs is iNGENū’s specialty.

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L-130 is a molecular modification of the naturally occurring psychedelic psilocin. It is still in pre-clinical testing, but with the help of iNGENū, it is expected to enter the clinical phase soon, with an initial focus on neurological, brain and mental disorders, including PTSD.

“We evaluated CROs in various geographies and selected iNGEN because their core values ​​align with ours and our commitment to discovering transformative therapies for multiple diseases and traumas of the central nervous system,” Young added in the release.

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