AIkido Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: AIKI) ("AIkido" or the "Company") today announced the execution of a Letter of Intent with Silo Pharma Inc. ("Silo") to grant to AIkido a worldwide, exclusive sublicense for use of peptide therapy, combined with psilocybin, in the therapeutic treatment of neuroinflammatory disease in cancer patients. This Letter of Intent is in addition to the January 6, 2021, licensing agreement between AIkido Pharma and Silo and these additional assets expand the Company's asset base in the area of psilocybin to treat cancer.
The Company notes that there is no assurance that the proposal will result in a binding agreement with Silo or that the transaction contemplated by the Letter of Intent, or any other transaction between the parties, will be completed. The transaction is subject to customary due diligence. Consummation of the transaction is necessarily further subject to entering into a definitive agreement between the parties containing specific signing and closing terms and conditions yet to be negotiated.
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About AIkido Pharma Inc.
AIkido Pharma Inc. was initially formed in 1967 and is a biotechnology company with a diverse portfolio of small-molecule anti-cancer therapeutics. The Company's platform consists of patented technology from leading universities and researchers and we are currently in the process of developing an innovative therapeutic drug platform through strong partnerships with world renowned educational institutions, including The University of Texas at Austin and Wake Forest University. Our diverse pipeline of therapeutics includes therapies for pancreatic cancer, acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). In addition, we are constantly seeking to grow our pipeline to treat unmet medical needs in oncology. The Company is also developing a broad-spectrum antiviral platform that may potentially inhibit replication of multiple viruses including Influenza virus, SARS-CoV (coronavirus), MERS-CoV, Ebolavirus and Marburg virus.
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