Treating alcoholism in Europe

Last year, Awakn Life Sciences (AWKN) found that MDMA-assisted therapy helped alcoholics reduce alcohol consumption by 85% – from an average of 130.6 units per week to just 18.7.

Now, the company is exploring a partnership with the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) to treat alcohol use disorder across Europe, where alcohol is one of the top five causes of disease and disability in most countries. Awakn may license MAPS’ pre-clinical data to get the treatment to market faster.


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