Cannabics Pharmaceuticals and Cannomed Collaborate to Develop Cannabis Strains Targeting Cancers
TEL AVIV, Israel and BETHESDA, Maryland, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX), a leader in personalized cannabinoid medicine focused on cancer and its side effects, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with Cannomed Medical Cannabis Industries Ltd. (TASE: CNMD), to develop cannabis cultivars targeted to treat cancers of different types.
The collaboration will allow Cannabics to further expand its portfolio of cannabinoid compositions that will be extracted from Cannomed's 17 unique strains, thus contributing to its compound library matrix. Cannabics will proceed to utilize its High Throughput Screening (HTS) facility in Israel to extract the active ingredients and examine their anti-tumor properties on a variety of human cancer cells of various types.
Cannomed, a publicly traded Israeli company, is a vertically integrated manufacturer and cultivator which holds distribution agreements in regulated markets in Europe. Cannomed cultivates 17 unique cannabis cultivars originating from proprietary genetics developed by the company. These cultivars will be assessed and screened for their anti-tumor potential.
Dr. Eyal Ballan, CTO and Co-Founder of Cannabics Pharmaceuticals said:" Cannomed and Cannabics will collaborate to develop cannabinoid products based on Cannomed's cannabis cultivars. We have seen in the past similar collaborations yielding valuable data in pre-clinical studies held at our facility, and we are looking forward to revealing what anti-tumor potential Cannomed's strains may hold".
Mr. Kfir Gindi, CEO and Co-Founder of Cannomed, said: "We are excited to be able to collaborate with Cannabics Pharmaceuticals to explore the medicinal qualities of our unique genetic proprietary cannabis strains. This will potentially yield the development of cannabis-based products that will eventually be manufactured and distributed in European regulated markets, where Cannomed has distribution agreements".
Cannomed Medical Cannabis Industries Ltd. (TASE: CNMD), is a publicly traded company on the Tel Aviv stock exchange that engages in growing, distributing, and marketing of medical grade cannabis. Cannomed operates along the entire value chain of the medical cannabis industry and holds 17 unique proprietary genetical strains.
The company runs a cannabis growing facility in Israel which is currently being expanded to a total size of 120,000ft2. In addition to its current growing facility, the company is establishing an indoor growing facility planned to reach 165,000ft2 in size, which is built in accordance with international standards, to support EU-GMP regulations.
About Cannabics Pharmaceuticals
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) is a U.S public company that is developing a platform that leverages novel drug-screening tools to create cannabinoid-based therapies for cancer that are more precise to a patient's profile. By developing tools to assess effectiveness on a personalized basis, Cannabics is helping to move cannabinoids into the future of cancer therapy. 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.
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