TEL AVIV, Israel and BETHESDA, Maryland, Oct. 27, 2020
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX), a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based therapeutic formulations and medicines, announced today that it has been informed by the European Patent Office that the examining division intends to grant the company a European Patent for the Company’s application titled “A System and Method for High Throughput Screening of Cancer Cells.”
Drug Sensitivity Heatmap of Multiple Cannabinoids and Cancer Cells
This patent application relates to the company’s CANNABICS™ CDx companion diagnostic drug sensitivity test, whereby a patient’s biopsy is screened to match the optimal cannabinoid combination available using the company’s high throughput screening of cancer cells proprietary technology.
Outside the European territory, this patent is also currently being reviewed in other territories including the US and Canada. The decision of the European examiner is significant in that it could also accelerate the review process in other territories who offer a Patent Prosecution Highway such as Canada, India, Mexico and Brazil.
Gabriel Yariv, Cannabics Pharmaceuticals’ President and COO said: “This patent exemplifies our pioneering vision to bring Cannabinoid-based therapies and treatments to cancer patients worldwide and will strengthen our position as we concentrate on penetrating the European market”.
Dr. Eyal Ballan, Cannabics Pharmaceuticals’ CTO, said:” As pioneers in Cannabinoid-based Cancer diagnostics, we have always believed in the novelty and uniqueness of our vision to personalize cannabinoid treatments. The intention of the European examiner to grant our patent is certainly a positive vindication for our efforts”.
About Cannabics Pharmaceuticals
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX) is a U.S. public company and a global leader in the development of cancer related cannabinoid-based therapeutic formulations and medicines. 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. For the latest updates on Cannabics Pharmaceuticals follow the Company on Twitter @Cannabics, Facebook @CannabicsPharmaceuticals, LinkedIn, and on Instagram @Cannabics_Pharmaceuticals.
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