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Clearmind Medicine Files U.S. Patent Application for Psychedelic-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders

Vancouver, Canada, April 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clearmind Medicine Inc. (Nasdaq: CMND), (FSE: CWY0) (“Clearmind” or the "company"), a clinical- stage biotech company focused on discovery and development of novel psychedelic-derived therapeutics to solve major under-treated health problems, announced that it has filed a patent application with United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the use of  3-methylmethcathinone (with the chemical name 2-(methylamino)-1-(3-methylphenyl)-1-propanon) (“3-MMC”), to prevent and/or treat eating disorders either alone or in conjunction with Palmitoylethanolamide (“PEA”).

“The field of weight loss has been a blockbuster of the pharmaceutical industry and generates billions of dollars to companies who are active in this space. We at Clearmind have made it our goal to be at the forefront of developments in fields where we believe that we have an advantage over the marketed treatments, with weight loss being one of them. With sort in supply, shortage of active ingredients, high price, adverse events and inconvenient method of administration, we believe that our molecules may have the potential over the ones already available “

A report by the World Obesity Federation, predicts that half the world will be overweight or obese by 2035. The report authors say this increase could put a strain on healthcare systems and cause $4 trillion in economic damage.

About Clearmind Medicine Inc.

Clearmind is a clinical- stage psychedelic pharmaceutical biotech company focused on the discovery and development of novel psychedelic-derived therapeutics to solve widespread and underserved health problems, including alcohol use disorder. Its primary objective is to research and develop psychedelic-based compounds and attempt to commercialize them as regulated medicines, foods or supplements.

The Company’s intellectual portfolio currently consists of sixteen patent families. The Company intends to seek additional patents for its compounds whenever warranted and will remain opportunistic regarding the acquisition of additional intellectual property to build its portfolio.

Shares of Clearmind are listed for trading on Nasdaq under the symbol "CMND" and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “CWY0.”

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