Psyched Wellness to Study Amanita Muscaria Mushroom Extract for Sleep Disorders

Psychoactive compound muscimol has been shown to treat stress and anxiety, ease muscular pain, and promote restorative sleep.
Tim Ferriss and Michael Pollan Team Up to Launch UC Berkeley Psychedelic Journalism Fellowship

Tim Ferriss and Michael Pollan Team Up to Launch UC Berkeley Psychedelic Journalism Fellowship

Podcaster and author of "The 4-Hour Work Week" will gift the university's Center for the Science of Psychedelics $800,000 over 3 years to fund fellowship overseen by Professor Pollan.
UW-Madison Study Aims to Increase Minority Representation in Psychedelic Clinical Trials

UW-Madison Study Aims to Increase Minority Representation in Psychedelic Clinical Trials

"Certain demographic groups have been the recipients of more legal scrutiny related to substance use than the majority of the population,” says lead researcher Cody Wenthur.
4 Ways Psychedelics Can Positively Transform Women's Mental Health

4 Ways Psychedelics Can Positively Transform Women’s Mental Health

Jessika Lagarde, the co-founder of Women on Psychedelics, explores how various psychoactive substances can treat mental health issues including depression, eating disorders, PTSD, and addiction.

Algernon Pharmaceuticals Shows DMT Can Increase Neuron Growth by 40%

The Vancouver-based drug development company is investigating the use of DMT as a possible treatment for stroke.
Mindset Pharma's DMT-Inspired Drug Candidates Could Address Serotonin Syndrome Challenge

Mindset Pharma’s DMT-Inspired Drug Candidates Could Address Serotonin Syndrome Challenge

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“The data suggests that we have a new drug that may be at least as effective, if not more effective, than 5-MeO-DMT and, more importantly, it looks like it is much safer," says Mindset Pharma CEO James Lanthier.
Scientists Begin Exploring Therapeutic Potential of Psilocybin Mushrooms Native to Australia

Scientists Begin Exploring Therapeutic Potential of Psilocybin Mushrooms Native to Australia

“Australian native ‘magic mushrooms’ may have evolved different methods for psilocybin production and offer adaptations that are preferential for use in clinical treatments," explains University of Queensland mycologist Dr. Alistair McTaggart.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Launches New Psychedelic Research Center

University of Wisconsin-Madison Launches New Psychedelic Research Center

This school offers the first accredited American degree focused on the study and therapeutic development of psychedelic compounds and related psychoactive drugs.
Psychedelics May Decrease Racial Trauma Symptoms Among People of Color

Psychedelics May Decrease Racial Trauma Symptoms Among People of Color

Study authors write, "Results showed significant and large reductions in the intensity of traumatic stress, depression, and anxiety symptoms from the 30 days before to the 30 days after a referent psychedelic experience."
Johns Hopkins and Mydecine Partner to Further Psychedelic Therapy for Smoking Addiction

Johns Hopkins and Mydecine Partner to Further Psychedelic Therapy for Smoking Addiction

“Cigarette smoking remains one of the most difficult addictions to treat and contributes to more deaths than all the other substances combined, making this research vital," says Mydecine Innovations Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rakesh Jetly.