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Psychedelic Supplemental

November 2, 2023

Psychedelic researchers are exploring psychedelics at all levels, from the cellular to the clinical, and in a range of fields and departments, from neuroscience and pain medicine to psychology and psychiatry.

$1.5 Million Donation Supports Research on Effects of Psychedelic DMT on the Brain

July 11, 2023

UC San Diego Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative received the gift from philanthropist Eugene Jhong to further our understanding of the unique states of consciousness induced by DMT and how it could benefit human health.

The Psychedelic Science of Pain

May 21, 2020

…and psilobin. The Psychedelic Science of Pain Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative explores new territory in treating pain In the last few years, new research has demonstrated the powerful potential for classical psychedelics, especially psilocybin (the active compound in “magic mushrooms”), to treat a range of mental health disorders,…

Psychedelic Revolution

November 2, 2023

Psychedelic research has taken place at UC San Diego since the 1970s. But today, thanks to an interdisciplinary team from departments all across campus, that research has expanded to include human clinical trials exploring a range of treatments including chronic pain and mental health.

New Grant Funds Clinical Trial to Assess Psychedelic as Treatment for Phantom Limb Pain

February 17, 2021

The Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative at UC San Diego has received a $1.3 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to fund a clinical trial investigating the therapeutic potential of psilocybin in treating phantom limb pain.

School of Medicine Student on Finding Love as a Trans Woman

March 22, 2023

Like most people her age, Daniella McDonald spent a lot of time talking with friends about relationships and using dating apps. But, as a transgender woman, the experience for her was much different. She shares insights about her path to meeting her fiancé.

Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts Selects 10 Fellows for Inaugural Cohort

March 23, 2023

The UC San Diego Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts announced the recipients of their inaugural production and research fellowships, awarding a total of $20,000 to 10 filmmakers from the entire UC San Diego community: faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students, staff and alumni.

Behind the Scenes with National Geographic Explorer Albert Lin

December 19, 2023

Albert Lin ‘05, ‘06, ‘08 speaks about his new TV show, his roots at UC San Diego, and why he keeps going despite the hazards of life on the road.

Sun God Festival Draws Sell-out Crowd

May 23, 2013

…Battle winners VIKINGQUEST—enhanced by psychedelic video displays and smoke jets. During his performance, rap artist Danny Brown encouraged students to “Go ahead and express yourself,” and indeed they did: students donned floral headbands, morphsuits, glow stick glasses, tin foil crowns, neon tees, body paint—even a chicken suit. Students reveled in…

UC San Diego Researcher and Explorer Aims to Empower Amputees with 3D Printed Prosthetic Limbs

November 5, 2019

Limitless: The Qualcomm Institute’s Albert Lin has launched a new project to help the world’s 40 mission amputees who live without access to a prosthesis.

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