ESPD55’s program*, curated by Dennis McKenna explores the wide interdisciplinary field of ethnopharmacology, which include the role of emerging researchers, bridges to ancestral wisdom, respectful use of plant medicines, and policy development.
Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa): Recent advances in understanding the chemistry, pharmacology, and human usesWatch
Expanding evidence of Anadenanthera in the pre-Columbian Andes: Identifying depictions of Anadenanthera in the iconographic records of Cupisnique, Paracas and Nazca culturesWatch
Creation of an Ethnopharmacological plant repository in Southern Brazil. Presentation of a collaborative project to establish a collection of sacred psychoactive medicinal plants at Wasiwaska Research Center in Florianópolis, BrazilWatch
Musical creativity and use of sound: Mathematical ratios capable of altering and engineering consciousnessWatch
Ethnopharmacology and the development of psychoactive drugs: are the fruits too high or have we been clumsy?Watch
McKenna Academy: Biognosis