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Wake Network, Inc. Receives Certificate of Drug Registration for Microdose Formulation in Jamaica

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ – Wake Network, Inc. (“Wake” or the “Company“), a global leader in naturally-derived psilocybin production and the developer of genomics-based integration therapies, is pleased to announce the Company has received a Certificate of Drug Registration from the Jamaican Ministry of Health & Wellness for its naturally derived psilocybin microdose formulation, PSIL428.

This is a critical milestone for Wake to run its own clinical trials by creating safety and efficacy data for its legal, proprietary psilocybin drug product, PSIL428. PSIL428 is one of the first psilocybin microdose formulations produced worldwide, which is derived from natural fungi material. This will allow the Company to address the growing demand for mushroom-based psilocybin microdosing used for therapeutic purposes. It also adds a layer of control that is committed to quality, consistency, and reliability from dose to dose.

PSIL428 and the data on its safety and efficacy created through Wake’s clinical trials will be available to clinics, treatment centres, and academic centres worldwide. As one of the only legal natural psilocybin drug forms in the world, it can be imported by  request for patient use in any country with  a special access program in place.

“We are very excited about our natural psilocybin microdose formulation being registered as a research drug by the Jamaican Ministry of Health & Wellness”, said Olga Chernoloz, Chief Scientific Officer of Wake, “It means that Wake and the clinical communities that are interested in investigating the clinical potential of psilocybin will now have access to this product. PSIL428’s natural origin is an added bonus for those considering the potential benefits of full-spectrum formulations.”

PSIL 428 will be used in Wake’s double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial assessing the effects of microdosing on anxiety and depression. The study is fully approved and registered with the National Institutes of Health, Identifier:  NCT04989972


Wake Network, Inc. is a fungi bioscience company focused on advancing, through research, the field of psychedelic and fungi-based therapeutics. To address the growing need for psychedelic-assisted mental health support in medicine and society at large, Wake has partnered with academics, governments and best-in-class mycologists around the world. Wake is currently developing fungus-derived psilocybin and is making advancements in the engineering of novel psychedelic biologics, while working on proving out their safety through proprietary genetics-based integration therapies. 

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These factors should be considered carefully, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Although the Company has attempted to identify important risk factors that could cause actual actions, events, or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other risk factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements. The Company has no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, even if new information becomes available as a result of future events, new information or for any other reason except as required by law.  Readers should not place undue reliance on the Company’s forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Wake Network, Inc.

For further information: For more information about Wake please visit our website or contact: Nick Murray, CEO, Wake Network, Inc., E:[email protected], Tel: +1-833-925-3638; Investor Relations, Wake Network, Inc., E:[email protected], Tel: +1 416-842-9003

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