Fred Barrett is an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. In this interview, we discuss his work with the active component of magic mushrooms, psilocybin. Fred explains how this compound affects the brain, its potential to combat visceral pain, and its links to so-called mystical experiences.
The two-day event will take place on the 16-17th April at BMA House in London and will draw together world leaders in basic and clinical cannabinoid research alongside the most senior policy makers in the UK.
Shimadzu provided a donation of lab equipment valued at nearly $851,000 to the rigorous chemistry program.