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Lundquist Institute receives grant to evaluate safety, efficacy of compound for treating psychological distress – News-Medical.Net

The Lundquist Institute has received a $1.75 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to fund a multi-site clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy…

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The Lundquist Institute has received a $1.75 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to fund a multi-site clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the compound psilocybin in individuals with severe psychological distress associated with a terminal medical illness.
The grant will also support education and outreach programs related to the use of psilocybin within the field of palliative care. This innovative and first-of-its-kind psychedelic study will be conducted…

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