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Silo Pharma (SILO) and Zylo Therapeutics, Inc. (ZTI) enter into Joint Venture Agreement to focus on the development of ketamine using ZTI’s Z-pod™ technology for the transdermal time released delivery of therapeutics

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Sustained Transdermal Delivery Method May Be Key for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Patients with Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silo Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SILO) a developmental stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the use of psychedelics as a therapeutic, today announced that it has entered into a Joint Venture with Zylo Therapeutics. This Joint Venture will utilize Zylo’s innovative sustained release topical delivery system that was originally developed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine using Silo Pharma’s expertise in the use of psychedelics. The joint venture will initially explore the clinical development of ketamine using ZTI’s Z-pod technology, but also provides for Silo Pharma to obtain an exclusive option for the clinical development of psilocybin using ZTI’s Z-pod technology as well.

Eric Weisblum, CEO of Silo Pharma stated “This Joint Venture is part of Silo Pharma’s vision of bringing ground breaking therapeutics to patients in need. The ability to deliver Ketamine or Psilocybin in a time released manner will allow us to explore both the safety and efficacy of our therapeutics while hopefully diminishing the hallucinogenic effects of psychedelics. We believe that Zylo’s patented technology will allow us to reach potential patients that suffer with dysphagia, such as both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s patients.”

Jay Blankenship, MD , Vice President of Business Development for Zylö Therapeutics, stated “We are extremely excited to be entering into this partnership with Silo Pharma, a company with broad-ranging expertise in psychedelics. Ketamine is an incredibly versatile drug that continues to show promise with new therapeutic indications. We look forward to leveraging our proprietary topical delivery technology to develop a low-dose, sustained-release ketamine formulation that is both safe and convenient for patients.”

About Zylo Therapeutics

Zylö Therapeutics has an innovative sustained-release topical delivery system that was originally developed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine by Joel Friedman, MD, PhD, Adam Friedman, MD FAAD, and Andrew Draganski, PhD. The delivery system uses patented xerogel-derived silica particles, called Z-pods™, to deliver—in a sustained and controlled manner—notoriously hard-to-deliver therapeutic and cosmetic agents through topical administration. www.zylotherapeutics.com

About Silo Pharma
Silo Pharma. Inc. is a developmental stage biopharmaceutical company focused on merging traditional therapeutics with psychedelic research for people suffering from indications such as depression, PTSD, Parkinson’s, and other rare neurological disorders. Silo’s mission is to identify assets to license and fund the research which we believe will be transformative to the well-being of patients and the health care industry. For more information, visit www.silopharma.com

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