NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bioasis Technologies, Inc. (TSXV:BTI; OTCQB:BIOAF), (the “Company” or “Bioasis”) a pre-clinical, research-stage biopharmaceutical company developing its proprietary xB3 ?™ platform technology for the delivery of therapeutics across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and the treatment of CNS disorders in areas of high unmet medical need, including brain cancers and neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that it has applied for approval from the TSX Venture Exchange to extend the expiry date of 5,797,795 common share purchase warrants issued to subscribers pursuant to the private placement of units which closed on April 11, 2017 and to amend the exercise price of the warrants. Bioasis intends to extend the expiry date of the warrants from April 11, 2021 until April 11, 2022 and to reduce the exercise price from $1.00 to $0.85.
All other terms of the warrants will remain unchanged for the extended exercise period. The extension and repricing is subject to approval from the TSX Venture Exchange.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Bioasis Technologies Inc.
Deborah Rathjen, Ph.D.
Executive Chair of the Board
Bioasis Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing the xB3 ™ platform, a proprietary technology for the delivery of therapeutics across the blood brain barrier and the treatment of CNS disorders in areas of high unmet medical need, including brain cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. The delivery of therapeutics across the blood brain barrier represents the final frontier in treating neurological disorders. The in-house development programs at Bioasis are designed to develop symptomatic and disease-modifying treatments for brain-related diseases and disorders. For more information about the Company, please visit www.bioasis.us.
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Source: Bioasis Technologies Inc.