VANCOUVER, Jan. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — January 7, 2021 – BetterLife Pharma Inc. (“BetterLife” or the “Company”) (CSE: BETR / OTCQB: BETRF / FRA: NPAU), an emerging biotech company, is pleased to announce the formation of its Next Generation Psychedelic Research Advisory Board and appointment of highly experienced Ms. Hattie Wells as its first member.
Hattie Wells brings over 20 years of experience working with psychedelic molecules and the therapeutic benefits they confer to individuals suffering from mental health and polysubstance abuse disorders. She holds an M.Sc. in Ethnobotany from the University of Kent, and B.Sc. in Social Anthropology from The London School of Economics, London, UK.
Ms. Wells’ research has been published by MAPS (the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies), and she serves as Co-Director of Breaking Convention, Europe’s largest conference on psychedelic consciousness. Ms. Wells has worked for a variety of NGOs including Amnesty International, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, The International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research, and Service (ICEERS), the Global Diversity Foundation, and The Joint Nature Conservation Committee and Centre for Biocultural Diversity. For the past four years, Ms. Wells worked as Policy Projects Coordinator and Operations Manager at the Beckley Foundation.
“We welcome Hattie Wells to advise and assist our team in developing the next generation psychedelic products. Her more than 20 years of experience in this field is a great addition to our clinical and regulatory team as we continue to advance our plans in developing our products to treat mental health disorders and become the leader in the psychedelic space,” said Ahmad Doroudian, CEO of BetterLife Pharma.
About BetterLife Pharma Inc.
BetterLife Pharma Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of next generation psychedelic products for the treatment of mental disorders. Utilizing drug delivery platform technologies, BetterLife is refining and developing drug candidates from a broad set of complementary interferon-based technologies which have the potential to engage the immune system to fight virus infections, such as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and human papillomavirus.
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Ahmad Doroudian, Chief Executive Officer
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