The awards come from various federal institutions, but all 10 have at least one grant from the National Institutes of Health, or NIH.
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Although kratom is seen as a possible remedy for drug addiction, it’s typically associated with harm in western countries but not in those in Southeast Asia where its leaves have been used for hundreds of years. Now the National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded researchers at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy a...
The grant will bolster research on Mitragyna speciosia, or kratom, and its potential to treat opioid misuse and physical dependence.
McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, was interviewed by CNN about kratom and its potential to treat pain and opioid withdrawal.
Medicinal chemistry professor Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., was installed as the 2018 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, or AAPS, president at the organization's annual meeting Nov. 12-15 in San Diego.
The Arizona Board of Pharmacy recognized Dr. Oliver Grundmann on Sept. 26 for his public service in sharing information about kratom with health care providers in Arizona
Recent reports of babies born with opioid withdrawal symptoms after their mothers used kratom during pregnancy have generated much concern about the medicinal.
Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, is featured in a PBS NewsHour report on kratom. (Video begins at 6:40)
For the first time, UF investigators will be able to compare the effects of kratom in its traditional form — as a tea made from fresh leaves — versus the way westerners consume it — as dried leaves.