Emerald Bioscience to Participate in 29th Annual International Cannabinoid Research Symposium (ICRS)

06/19/2019

Long Beach, Calif., June 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Emerald Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: EMBI), focused on the development of cannabinoid-based therapeutics to address global medical indications, especially those of unmet medical need, announced today that two posters related to its glaucoma therapeutic candidate, NB1111, will be presented at the 29th Annual Symposium of the International Cannabinoid Research Society. The symposium will be held June 29 - July 4, 2019 at the Marriott North in Bethesda, Maryland.  Details of the posters are as follows:

Abstract #87
Development of an Intraocular Pressure Lowering Ophthalmic Formulation Containing the Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) Prodrug,  Δ9-THC-Val-HS (NB1111)
Abstract #243
Intraocular pressure lowering efficacy of Δ9 – Tetrahydrocannabinol Valine Hemisuccinate loaded nanoemulsion in a normotensive rabbit model

“Emerald Bioscience continues to focus on meeting milestones in the development of cannabinoids to treat diseases of the eye. We are advancing preparations to enter the clinic to conduct a first-in-human study of the prodrug of THC, NB1111, in patients with mild to moderate glaucoma. Additionally, we are exploring additional ocular indications for the cannabinoid derivatives licensed from the University of Mississippi, including the analog of CBD.”

For more information about this conference, please visit: http://www.icrs2019.org/.

About Emerald Bioscience, Inc.

Emerald Bioscience is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Long Beach, California, focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of bioengineered cannabinoid-based therapeutics for significant unmet medical needs in global markets. With proprietary technology licensed from the University of Mississippi, Emerald is developing novel ways to deliver cannabinoid-based drugs for specific indications with the aim of optimizing the clinical effects of such drugs while limiting potential adverse events. Emerald's strategy is to clinically develop a number of proprietary biosynthetic compounds, alone or in combination with corporate partners.

Emerald Bioscience is part of the Emerald Group, which comprises multiple companies focused on developing pharmaceutical, botanical, and nutraceutical products providing wellness and medical benefits by interacting with the human body’s endocannabinoid system.

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Emerald Health Sciences
Karam Takhar
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Phone: 949-336-3437

Douglas Cesario
Chief Financial Officer
Email: doug@emeraldbio.life
Phone: 949-336-3437

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