TORONTO, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ - NEW WAVE HOLDINGS CORP. (the "Company" or "New Wave Holdings")(CSE: SPOR), (formerly New Wave Esports Corp.) is an investment issuer focused on the burgeoning psychedelic and esports sectors. In the psychedelic sector New Wave Holdings focuses on active psychedelic compounds, functioning mushroom product lines, and develop an IP portfolio focusing on psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, and ketamine derived treatments for neuropsychiatric diseases, announces that it has brough on Dr. Richard Knowles, Ph. D. to lead it's Psychedelic Research Advisory Board ("Advisory Board").
New Wave Holdings, through it's investment in Anahit Therapeutics Ltd. ("Anahit"), will focus on active psychedelic compounds, functioning mushroom product lines derived from lions mane, reishi, and cordyceps mushrooms, and developing an IP portfolio focused on psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, and ketamine derived treatments for neuropsychiatric diseases (Addiction, Depression, Anxiety, & PTSD). The Company is developing a series of medicinal mushroom health products for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries.
The Company is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Knowles has agreed to play a key role on the Psychedelic Research Advisory Board. His role will include guiding and conducting research that supports the Company's goal of development and commercialization of psychedelic compound derived neuropsychiatric treatments, introducing new psilocybin, ketamine, MDMA, and LSD research initiatives, assisting in the development of new IP and acting as a liaison to key industry players. The Advisory Board will evaluate the potential positive effects its medicinal mushroom formulations could have on individuals suffering from indications such as anxiety/depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), bereavement and emotional disturbances as well as stress and substance abuse disorders.
Dr. Richard Knowles, Ph.D. – Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Richard Knowles holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a licensed psychologist (PSY 29060) trained at Sofia University. He also holds a Master's degree in transpersonal psychology, and B.A.s in psychology, philosophy, and anthropology. He has clinical training in psychopathology assessment and diagnosis, psychometric assessment, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, and transpersonal psychology (focusing on existential/humanistic and spiritual concerns with a holistic view of treatment). He also works with the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in their MDMA-assisted PTSD treatment program. Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.
Stock Option Grant
In connection with the appointment of Dr. Richard Knowles Ph.D. the board has granted him 300,000 stock options exercisable at $0.35 for a term of 3 years. These options will have certain vesting requirements as imposed by the board of Directors.
ABOUT NEW WAVE HOLDINGS CORP.
New Wave Holdings Corp. (CSE: SPOR, FWB: 0XM2, OTC:TRMNF) is an investment issuer focused on the burgeoning psychedelic and esports sectors. In the psychedelic sector New Wave will focus on active psychedelic compounds, functioning mushroom product lines, and develop an IP portfolio focusing on psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, and ketamine derived treatments for neuropsychiatric diseases.
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