Alpha Cognition Announces the Resignation of Chief Medical Officer Cedric O’Gorman, MD

VANCOUVER, B.C., January 6, 2021. Alpha Cognition Inc. (TSX-V: ACOG)(OTCQB: ACOGF)(“Alpha Cognition”, or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing novel therapies with the potential to transform the lives of people with debilitating neurodegenerative disorders, today announced that the company's Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Cedric O’Gorman, MD has resigned to pursue other opportunities. The company has undertaken a search for a replacement for Dr. O’Gorman and will maintain its strong relationships with consultants who are assisting the company with its NDA filing.

"We would like to thank Cedric for the outstanding contributions he has made to Alpha Cognition during his time as CMO, in particular the expertise he provided in delivering positive pivotal results for ALPHA-1062, and in preparing for the NDA filing for ALPHA-1062. Thanks to Cedric’s leadership, the company is in a great position to file the NDA for ALPHA-1062 for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in 2023," said Michael McFadden, Chief Executive Officer. 

"I would like to thank the  board and management team of Alpha Cognition for making my time at the company so rewarding," said Dr. O’Gorman. "The data generated over the past twelve months have been exceptional and have attracted keen interest from the scientific community. This is a significant step forward given the challenging history of Alzheimer’s Disease. I wish all the best to this amazingly talented and dedicated team, and I am confident that the Alpha Cognition management team will successfully deliver long term value for the company.”

For further information:

Alpha Cognition
Lauren D’Angelo

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