The awards come from various federal institutions, but all 10 have at least one grant from the National Institutes of Health, or NIH.
Drs. Lance McMahon and Jenny Wilkerson author a story for The Conversation about the rising popularity and the scientific interest in cannabidiol.
The grant will bolster research on Mitragyna speciosia, or kratom, and its potential to treat opioid misuse and physical dependence.
The event was hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Education at University of Florida Health and featured five panelists.