- IGC is scheduled to market a liquid formulation of its drug, IGC-AD1 (Hyalolex), in 2018; company is eyeing markets in Germany, Canada and U.S. states where licensed medical cannabis has been legalized
- IGC is exclusive licensee of a U.S. patent filing for possible THC-based Alzheimer’s disease (AD) therapy, which, if approved, could give it a huge advantage in competition for share of global drug market for AD
- Alzheimer’s Association: Some five million Americans have AD or some form of dementia, and $259 billion is being spent on treatments in 2017 — a number that could skyrocket to $1.1 trillion by 2050
India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE American: IGC) sees opportunities in 2018, primarily from the distribution, in Germany, of its cannabinoid-based therapies, including IGC-AD1 (Hyalolex). It also sees the commercialization in 2018 of Hyalolex in a non-inebriating liquid supplement version. IGC has identified a number of U.S. states, as well as Canada and Germany, as target markets in the future.
The Maryland-based company is focused on the development of cannabis-based combination therapies to treat eating disorders, nausea, Alzheimer’s disease (AD), pain, and possibly Parkinson’s. It is also researching drugs that treat epilepsy in dogs and cats. The firm already has a portfolio of patent filings and four lead products that address these conditions.
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