Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSX.V: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development, is adding international expert Dr. Louis-Philippe de Lorimier, a board certified veterinary oncologist, to its clinical advisory board for the veterinary market. In a news release, Dr. Guy Chamberland, chief scientific officer of Tetra Bio-Pharma, said, “We are leveraging our current R&D work in humans to accelerate the development of the first cannabinoid-based drug for pets in the cancer-associated supportive therapy market, including pain. This market is underserved and patients and their owner are waiting for alternatives that are safer, more tolerable and more efficacious.”
Cancer is the leading cause of death in pets, affecting 50% of dogs above age eight and 40% of cats above 10 years of age. Tetra is developing cannabis-based products for the treatment of acute and chronic conditions that affect domestic animals, including cats, dogs and horses.
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About Tetra Bio-Pharma
Tetra Bio-Pharma is a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development with a clinical program aimed at bringing novel drugs and treatments to patients and their healthcare providers. The Company has several subsidiaries that are engaged in the development of Bio Pharmaceuticals and Natural Health Products containing Cannabis and other medicinal plant based elements. Tetra Bio-Pharma is focused on combining the traditional methods of medicinal cannabis use with the supporting scientific validation and safety data required for inclusion into the existing bio pharma industry by regulators, physicians and insurance companies. More information is available about the company at www.TetraBioPharma.com
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