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Uncovering the Mysteries of Marijuana

With a drive to better understand the effects of medical marijuana, in 2014, Staci Gruber, PhD, launched a landmark new program known as the Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) program. Made possible thanks to an initial...

Marijuana Use Among Young People

In my research, I primarily focus on the neurocognitive effects of substance use, particularly marijuana. This includes medical marijuana and recreational marijuana. Much of my recent work has explored the effects of recreational marijuana use on younger patients. Below are my answers to a few common questions...

Staci Gruber

Dr. Gruber is director of the CCNC and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical and research focus is the application of neurocognitive models and multimodal brain imaging to better characterize neurobiological risk factors for substance abuse and psychopathology. Dr...

Gen Kanayama

As an MD, PhD at Osaka University, Dr. Gen Kanayama developed an animal model for Alzheimer’s disease, showing that repeated mild mechanical brain injury may trigger cytoskeletal change, similar to that in human Alzheimer’s disease. He also worked as a staff psychiatrist at Mihara and...

Roger Weiss

Dr. Weiss’ career has focused on treatment and clinical research with substance-dependent patients. He has received numerous NIH grants, including for developing integrated group therapy, an evidence-based treatment for co-occurring bipolar and substance use disorders, and leading a multi-site...