VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BetterLife Pharma Inc. (“BetterLife” or the “Company”) (CSE: BETR / OTCQB: BETRF / FRA: NPAU), an emerging biotech company focused on the development and commercialization of cutting-edge treatments for mental disorders, is extremely pleased to share that Dr. Eleanor Fish, BetterLife’s Advisory Board Member, has been appointed to the Order of Canada on December 29, 2021. The Order of Canada is how Canada honours people who make extraordinary contributions to the nation. Dr. Fish was bestowed this order for her contributions to immunology, including her groundbreaking studies on the use of interferon-alpha in the treatment of disease.
Dr. Fish commented, “I am humbled by this honour that should be shared with my many colleagues who I have worked alongside over the years and delighted that BetterLife and Altum’s management team shares my interest in interferon. I look forward to a positive outcome with our trial in Chile, evaluating the therapeutic effectiveness of inhaled interferon-alpha2b against COVID-19.”
“On behalf of our entire team at BetterLife and Altum, we want to congratulate Dr. Fish for receiving this distinguished honor. We are very privileged to have Dr. Fish as one of the Principal Investigators of Altum’s Phase 2 study currently underway at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Her expertise and support to develop our interferon-alpha2b program, AP-003, will be essential as we move forward through our clinical trials in 2022,” said BetterLife’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ahmad Doroudian.
About BetterLife Pharma
BetterLife Pharma Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company primarily focused on developing and commercializing two compounds, BETR-001(Formerly TD-0148A) and BETR-002(Formerly TD-010), to treat neuro-psychiatric and neurological disorders.
BetterLife’s wholly owned subsidiary, Altum Pharmaceuticals, owns drug candidates for the treatment of viral infections such as COVID-19 and is in the process of seeking strategic alternatives for further development.
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David Melles, Investor Relations Manager
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