• uc san diego February 17, 2021 10:34 pm

    UCSD Granted $1.3M to Study Psychadelics for Phantom Limb Pain Treatment

    The Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative at UC San Diego received a $1.3 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to fund a clinical trial investigating the therapeutic potential of psilocybin in treating phantom limb pain. Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychedelic compound produced by many species of fungus, including so-called “magic mushrooms.” Phantom limb pain is pain…

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