Study to test effectiveness of Instructional System Designs (ISD) model for Intranasal SPC-15
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, Oct. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: SILO) (“the Company”), a developmental stage biopharmaceutical company focused on merging traditional therapeutics with psychedelic research, today announced plans to initiate a human factor study of its targeted prophylactic treatment SPC-15 for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study will evaluate the human factor interface and usability of SPC-15’s intranasal formulation in combination with a nose-to-brain delivery mechanism.
“The human factors study is an important step as we prepare and plan to enter the clinic with SPC-15 for the treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders,” said Eric Weisblum, Chief Executive Officer of Silo Pharma. “The first of the two-part study was launched in October, with the expected completion of this study before year end 2023.
SPC-15 is a novel serotonin 4 (5-HT4) receptor agonist that utilizes biomarkers for the treatment of PTSD, anxiety, and other stress-induced affective disorders. SPC-15 is being developed as an intranasal medication. If clinically successful, SPC-15 could qualify for the FDA’s streamlined 505(b)(2) regulatory pathway for drug approval. Silo Pharma is conducting preclinical studies of SPC-15 in collaboration with Columbia University pursuant to a sponsored research agreement and option.
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Silo Pharma Inc. is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on merging traditional therapeutics with psychedelic research for people suffering from indications such as PTSD, Alzheimer’s disease, and other rare neurological disorders. Silo’s mission is to identify assets to license and fund the research which we believe will be transformative to the well-being of patients and the healthcare industry. For more information visit www.silopharma.com
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