Calgary, AB – TheNewswire – October 4, 2023 – Universal Ibogaine Inc. (TSXV:IBO) (“UI” or the “Company”), a life sciences company with a mission to deliver medicalized ibogaine-centered addiction care, is pleased to advise that it has engaged and retained Mike “Zappy” Zapolin as a strategic and business development advisor.
Zappy Zapolin is a well-known USA based futurist, entrepreneur, and award-winning filmmaker who is considered one of the foremost experts in psychedelic therapies and companies. He is the director behind the award winning film documentaries “The Reality of Truth” and “Lamar Odom: Reborn,” both of which focus on Ibogaine as a solution for the addiction epidemic. He began his career on Wall Street, where he became the youngest Vice President in the history of the investment bank Bear Stearns. He has been spotting massive trends for decades, such as internet domain names, legal CBD and cannabis, and now the burgeoning psychedelic economy.
Nick Karos, UI CEO, noted “we are pleased that Zappy is keen to be involved in aiding us in our mission to further research into the use of ibogaine in addiction treatment care, and specifically, to advance awareness of the benefits of ibogaine and ultimately to have it utilized in our planned clinical trial with Health Canada.”
About Universal Ibogaine Inc.
UI is a life sciences company, with a mission to transform addiction treatment using medicalized ibogaine through a planned Canadian clinical trial focused on opioid use disorder, and ultimately to utilize that treatment protocol globally through planned future licensing agreements. UI is concurrently developing a state of the art holistic addiction treatment protocol at its Kelburn Recovery Centre (located near Winnipeg, Manitoba) that, which when paired with the planned ibogaine detox protocol, is intended to revolutionize the way we treat addiction and drastically improve the lives of individuals and families affected by addiction.
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Nick Karos, CEO
Universal Ibogaine Inc.