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Filament Health Announces Pre-IND Meeting With United States Food And Drug Administration

VANCOUVER, BC, April 12, 2022 /CNW/ – Filament Health Corp. (OTCQB: FLHLF) (NEO: FH) (FSE: 7QS) (“Filament” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage natural psychedelic drug development company, today announced it has held a pre-investigational new drug application (PIND) meeting with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Division of Psychiatry (The Division). During the course of the meeting, Filament and The Division discussed Filament’s natural psychedelic drug candidates, drug development strategy, and long term plans. Filament has received official minutes of the meeting from FDA.

“We thank The Division for their time and their valuable insights,” said Jeff Fellows, Head of Regulatory Affairs at Filament Health. “The opportunity for biotech companies like Filament to meet with the FDA to discuss pertinent issues in real time is highly beneficial.”

The meeting was well attended by FDA including senior staff and numerous medical, product, and nonclinical reviewers. Filament Health was represented by Benjamin Lightburn, CEO and Co-Founder, Jeff Fellows, Ryan Moss, Chief Science Officer, Joshua Woolley, MD/Ph.D, Clinical Advisor and Director of the Translational Psychedelic Research Program (TrPR) at the University of California San Francisco.

“We are pleased that the FDA is receptive to our drug development plans,” said Mr. Lightburn. “Our conversation was open and productive, and we look forward to many more between Filament and The Division in future.”


Filament Health is a clinical-stage natural psychedelic drug development company. We believe that safe, standardized, naturally-derived psychedelic medicines can improve the lives of many, and our mission is to see them in the hands of everyone who needs them as soon as possible. Filament’s platform of proprietary intellectual property enables the discovery, development, and delivery of natural psychedelic medicines for clinical development. We are paving the way with the first-ever natural psychedelic drug candidates.

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