Ms. Penny White reports
YIELD GROWTH SUBSIDIARY FLOURISH MUSHROOM LABS APPOINTS NEUROLOGIST AND PSYCHIATRIST DR. WILLIAM PANENKA AS CHAIR OF THE MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD
The Yield Growth Corp.'s subsidiary, Flourish Mushroom Labs Inc., has appointed Dr. William Panenka, MD, MSc, FRCPC (neurology and psychiatry), as chair of its medical advisory board.
Dr. Panenka is a dually boarded neurologist and psychiatrist and Canadian Institute of Health Research-funded academic faculty at the University of British Columbia. He did a postdoctoral fellowship at UBC and Harvard University. He maintains an internationally recognized research program in brain injury, mental health and addictions. He is the founder and a director of Translational Life Sciences Inc., a company that aims to develop products using restricted substances for clinical applications.
Dr. Panenka has authored over 30 publications in the last five years. He is an assistant professor, department of psychiatry, UBC, a Mental Health and Substance Use Services Research Institute investigator, a member of the British Columbia Provincial Neuropsychiatry Program, the medical lead of Neuropsychiatry Concussion Clinic, and a neurology consultant at the Fraser Health Acquired Brain Injury Concussion Clinic.
"Dr. Panenka's dedication to research in treating addictions and his expertise in clinical trials, neurology and psychiatry make him an ideal adviser to help establish Flourish Mushroom Labs as a leader in the fast-growing industry of psychoactive medicines," said Yield Growth chief executive officer Penny White.
About Flourish Mushroom Labs Inc.
Created by and incubated by the team at Yield Growth, Flourish Mushroom Labs aims to be a leader in the fast-growing functional foods market and improve life by offering high-quality mushroom-infused products that naturally support better health. Flourish Mushroom Labs is investigating patentability of innovative therapeutic uses of magic mushrooms and plans to research into therapeutic benefits of some of the compounds found in magic mushrooms through clinical trials.
About The Yield Growth Corp.
Yield Growth is building and operating hemp, cannabis and edible mushroom assets in what the Global Wellness Institute reports is a $4.2-trillion global wellness market. It owns the cannabis wellness brands Urban Juve, Wright & Well and Jack n Jane. The Yield Growth management team has deep experience with global brands including Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, M.A.C Cosmetics, Skechers, Best Buy and Aritzia.
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