Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, today announced expansion of the scope and activities of its 100%-owned subsidiary Lexaria Pharmaceutical Corp. According to the update, Lexaria Pharmaceutical will investigate how the company’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology could enhance delivery and effectiveness of certain antiviral drugs in the fight against coronavirus disease COVID-19. Lexaria intends to expand collaboration with leading laboratories across North America and internationally as soon as possible.
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Lexaria Bioscience Corp. is a global innovator in drug delivery platforms. Its patented DehydraTECH(TM) drug delivery technology changes the way API’s enter the bloodstream, promoting healthier ingestion methods, lower overall dosing and higher effectiveness for lipophilic active molecules. DehydraTECH increases bio-absorption; reduces time of onset; and can reduce drug costs for orally administered bioactive molecules including nicotine, vitamins, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (“NSAIDs”) and other molecules. Lexaria has licensed DehydraTECH to multiple companies for use in various oral application formats, including to a world-leading tobacco producer for the development of smokeless, oral-based nicotine products. Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 16 patents granted and over 60 patents pending worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com.
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