SAN DIEGO, CA, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Skye Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: SKYE) (“Skye”), a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary cannabinoid-derived molecules to treat diseases with significant unmet need, announced today its research partner, the University of Mississippi will present late-breaking preclinical data evaluating different nanoemulsion formulations of its prodrug of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), THCVHS, in addition to the superiority of THCVHS, in lowering intraocular pressure in dutch belted rabbits when co-administered with netarsudil, a rho-kinase inhibitor, at the 2021 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Meeting (AAPS) PharmSci 360 being held October 17 -20, 2021, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Details of late-breaking poster presentations:
Title: IOP Profile in Dutch Belted Rabbits Following Topical Application of ∆9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-Valine-Hemisuccinate (THC-VHS, NB1111) Nanoemulsion Formulations
Poster number: M0930-06-33
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021 at 9:30AM – 10:30AM ET
Title: Co-administration of ∆9-Tetrahydrocannabinol-Valine-Hemisuccinate (THC-VHS, NB1111) and Netarsudil, a Rho-Kinase Inhibitor, Produces Superior IOP Lowering Activity in Dutch Belted Rabbits
Poster number: T0930-06-33
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 9:30AM – 10:30AM ET
Full abstracts are available online at www.aaps.org. Posters will be available on Skye’s website following the presentations.
About the University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi, the state’s flagship university, is among the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity in the Carnegie Classification. The university has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics, research, and business. Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy, and an honors college acclaimed for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning, and opportunities for community action. Over 50 years ago, the university was awarded the first federal government contract to cultivate cannabis for research.
About Skye Bioscience
Skye Bioscience Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company unlocking the pharmaceutical potential of cannabinoids through the development of its proprietary cannabinoid-derived molecules to treat diseases with significant unmet needs. The company’s lead program, THCVHS, is focused on treating glaucoma, the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness. For more information, please visit: www.skyebioscience.com.
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