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Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX) Marks GLP-1 Study Milestone with Ethics Review Board Approval

  • Lexaria, a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, has received approval for its GLP-1 human pilot study #2 by an independent third-party ethics review board
  • GLP-1 drugs are utilized in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity, a huge market, and are typically administered by painful and expensive injection, offering a major opportunity for Lexaria’s oral delivery platform
  • This approval sets the company up for dosing within 30 days or less, with tentative study completion dates for this summer
  • The study will comprise two study arms, the second study arm will investigate whether Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM)-enhanced semaglutide can effectively absorb into the sublingual/buccal tissues of the mouth with fewer side effects
  • For Lexaria, this milestone brings it closer to its objective of forging strategic partnerships with leading industry players, ultimately growing shareholder value

Lexaria Bioscience (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, just announced approval for its GLP-1 human pilot study #2 by an independent third-party ethics review board. The potential use of Lexaria’s oral delivery platform for GLP-1 drugs, typically administered by injection or stomach-upsetting tablets, represents a massive market opportunity. This study approval marks a milestone for the company, with the first dosing set to begin within 30 days or less, and with tentative completion dates for this summer (

The human pilot study will seek to explore Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH(TM) technology and its overall effectiveness in the delivery of glucagon-like peptide-1 (“GLP-1”). It will involve up to 9 healthy volunteers and feature two study arms, each evaluating tolerability, blood absorption levels, and…

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