India Globalization Capital (NYSE American: IGC) announced that it has begun “A Phase 2, Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of IGC-AD1 on Agitation in Participants with Dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease.” According to the announcement, the company has commenced the phase 2 study at two U.S. sites and plans to add between three to five additional sites in the United States, Canada and possibly South America. “We believe that IGC-AD1 has the potential to revolutionize the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease as the first and only low-dose natural THC-based formulation candidate currently undergoing FDA trials,” said Ram Mukunda, CEO of IGC. “Approximately 8 million people are affected by Alzheimer’s in North America and over 55 million worldwide. We believe the diverse population we have selected for this study will allow us to accurately look at both the impact of variations of the gene CYP2C9 that metabolizes THC, as well as APOE e4 a gene that increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. This data will help us to further understand the metabolism of IGC-AD1 for a diverse population, which is important in treating a disease that has a global impact like Alzheimer’s. Through these and further trials, we look forward to establishing IGC-AD1’s efficacy in treating the symptoms related to Alzheimer’s Disease.”
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About India Globalization Capital Inc.
India Globalization Capital develops advanced cannabinoid-based formulations for treating diseases, including but not limited to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, chronic pain, and pet seizures. The company’s leading drug candidate, IGC-AD1, has demonstrated, in Alzheimer’s cell lines, the potential to be effective in suppressing or ameliorating a key protein responsible for Aβ plaques and has recently entered phase 2 clinical trials for agitation in dementia from Alzheimer’s. The company also has lines of various CBD-based consumer products such as Holief, which includes gummies and pain relief creams for women experiencing premenstrual syndrome (“PMS”) and dysmenorrhea (period cramps), and Sunday Seltzer, which includes a CBD-infused energy beverage – all currently available for purchase. The company operates facilities in the U.S. under GMP certification (Good Manufacturing Practices). The company also operates an infrastructure business based in India. The company is headquartered in Maryland, U.S.A.
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