Acquisition strengthens clinic portfolio for mental health treatment using psychedelic-assisted therapies
Numinus Wellness Inc. (“Numinus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: NUMI), a mental health care company advancing innovative treatments and safe, evidence-based psychedelic-assisted therapies, today announced it has closed its acquisition of the Neurology Centre of Toronto (NCT), a leading Canadian provider of clinical neurologic care. The purchase agreement was previously announced on July 6, 2021 .
Founded in 2017 by Dr. Evan Lewis (MD), NCT will operate as the “Neurology Centre of Toronto by Numinus” and continue under Dr. Lewis’ leadership. Dr. Lewis will assume the role of VP, Psychedelic Neurology Services at Numinus. The acquisition expands Numinus‘ presence into Ontario , in addition to an existing clinic and research facility in British Columbia , and clinics in Quebec .
Over its years in operation, NCT has established itself as a clinical neurology leader, in particular regarding the use of medical cannabis for both adult and pediatric patients. In addition, NCT has developed a rapid access care model that increases patient throughput, reduces wait times, improves cost-effectiveness and facilitates scaling of services. These developments will form the basis for NCT by Numinus to expand into a clinical neurology centre with specialization in psychedelic neurology.
“NCT by Numinus represents an important paradigm shift in neurologic care,” said Dr. Lewis. “By...
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