In 2020, the path forward for psychedelic drug research goes in several directions.
Yes, based on its effects. But it doesn’t work via the serotonin 5-HT2A receptor like other psychedelics.
Scientists Synthesize and Test the Magic Mushroom Compounds Baeocystin, Norbaeocystin, Norpsilocin, and Aeruginascin
This work is a giant step forward for psychedelic research.
The Miller School of Medicine is Studying CBD + Psilocybin for Treating Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD
The University of Miami medical school study is funded by a $1.624 million grant from Tassili Life Sciences.
Activation of neuronal 5-HT1A receptors causes hyperpolarization and inhibition of cellular signaling.
Decriminalize Nature DC is driving the effort to get the initiative on the November ballot.
Even slightly modifying the chemical structure of the compounds in kratom can significantly alter their effects.
Technically the answer is no, but subjective experiences may vary.
After 4.5 years, 60-80% of the study participants with life-threatening cancer still experienced significantly decreased anxiety or antidepressant effects.
The 5-HT2A receptor is central to the effects of many psychedelics, but it may not be the only receptor involved.