Mindset Pharma Announces Appointment of Clinician Scientist, Dr. Ishrat Husain, to Scientific Advisory Board
Mindset Pharma Inc. (CNSX: MSET) (OTCMKTS: MSSTF), a drug discovery and development company focused on creating optimized next-generation psychedelic medicines to treat neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders with unmet medical needs, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ishrat Husain to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Husain will provide strategic guidance to Mindset as the Company develops a regulatory pathway for its novel psychedelic-based therapeutics to receive FDA approval and eventually offer relief to patients suffering from mental illness.
Dr. Ishrat Husain is at the forefront of research into the neurobiology of depression and bipolar disorder, and currently conducting clinical trials of emerging treatments for these conditions. Dr. Husain has published over 40 research papers investigating the neurobiology and associated clinical care of mood disorders. He is currently the Lead of the Mood Disorders Service and Clinician Scientist in the General Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems Division at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), as well as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Prior to Dr. Husain’s work at CAMH, he was an academic psychiatrist in the UK. Dr. Husain earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from St. George’s University of London and received his Doctorate of Medicine Research from the world renowned Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London.
Dr. Husain brings an important perspective and skillset to Mindset with his experience developing clinical trials for emerging treatments for mood disorders, as well as his first-hand clinical knowledge as an active psychiatrist. He will help position us for success as we move through the regulatory process and eventually into the clinic. Dr. Husain’s appointment is another important milestone in our journey to bring safer, more efficacious psychedelic-inspired mental illness treatments to the market.James Lanthier, CEO of Mindset
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