A revenue-generating junior biotech company based in the U.K. has become the first public company to be approved for a government grant to fund most of a Phase 3 study exploring the use of psychedelics to treat Alcohol Use Disorder. It could be a catalyst for the share price.
Psychedelic-assisted therapy has shown in a clinical trial that it can help patients with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) or alcoholism. One company hopes to bring its treatments to clinics throughout Europe and become the go-to standard of care for AUD.
One healthcare co. is currently rated a Buy and is making a push for a share of the $17.5-billion addiction treatment industry after a recent study showed its psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy treatment showed a significant decrease in alcohol use, noted a Maxim Group equity research report.
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