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Where psychedelic research goes next

A new generation of research looks at psilocybin, LSD and other mind-altering drugs. Both the challenges and the therapeutic promise are enormous.

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Mass General Launches New Center to Study Psychedelics in Psychiatry

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New center seeks to understand any ‘magic’ in mushrooms

Research may help clear path for use of psychedelics in treating psychiatric patients

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Scientists create molecular tool to remove toxic protein from nerve cell models of dementia

  • Tool will be used to study accumulation of toxic protein in brain cells of patients with forms of dementia

  • Represents first successful technique for targeted clearing of abnormal tau protein from human neurons

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Massachusetts Life Sciences Center announces $8.3 million in capital funding through new programs to overcome challenges in delivering therapeutics and women’s health

11 projects receiving funding to support innovation and cross-sector collaboration between non-profits and industry, as teams tackle pressing life science challenges

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