Cybin Inc. announce that Dr. Atul R. Mahableshwarkar M.D., DLFAPA, has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development. Dr. Mahableshwarkar will lead the development of the CYB003 program, Cybin's proprietary deuterated psilocybin analog which has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder. Dr. Mahableshwarkar is a board-certified psychiatrist and experienced drug development executive with experience in both large global and small startup companies.

He brings varied experiences from academia and industry as a site principal investigator for industry-sponsored studies and has submitted several INDs and NDAs leading to drug approvals. With a focus on drug development strategy and oversight, he has designed and conducted global clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, major depression, Parkinson's Disease and schizophrenia and led the development program resulting in the approval of a novel antidepressant. Dr. Mahableshwarkar graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in India and completed a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Neuropsychiatry from The Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, where he was an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

He also led the Mental Health Services Product Line at the North Chicago VAMC, where he managed the mental health care for veterans. He has more than 180 scientific publications/posters/oral presentations to his credit.