Emerging-stage pharmaceutical and IP development company Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT) (OTC: VRTHF) (FRT: 2VP) this morning announced the addition of Dr. Brian O’Connor, a consultant in respiratory medicine, to its advisory board. Per the update, O’Connor is a clinical expert in the areas of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (“COPD”), allergic disease and lung cancer. He is also an active clinical researcher committed to investigating new treatment strategies in airways disease. “Dr. O’Connor brings a great reputation of clinical excellence and scholarly research,” Dr. Lui Franciosi, CEO of Veritas, stated in the news release. “He will advise us on how to best position the Company’s therapeutic cannabis strains in medical practice as well as assist scientists at our research arm, Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd., with their current research projects.”
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About Veritas Pharma Inc.
Veritas Pharma Inc. is an emerging-stage pharmaceutical and IP development company, who, through its 80% owned Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. (“CTL”), is advancing the science behind medical cannabis. It is the Company aim, through its investment in CTL, to develop the most effective cannabis strains (cultivars) specific to pain, nausea, epilepsy and PTSD, solving the critical need for clinical data to support medical marijuana claims. CTL’s unique value proposition uses a low-cost research and development model to help drive shareholder value, and speed-to-market. Veritas investment in CTL is led by strong management team, bringing together veteran academic pharmacologists, anesthetists & chemists. The company’s commercial mission is to patent protect CTL’s IP (cultivars & strains) and sell or license to cancer clinics, insurance industry and pharma, targeting multi-billion dollar global markets. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.veritaspharmainc.com
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