In the Media
Exploring the Evolutionary, Developmental, and Therapeutic Effects of MDMA in Animals - Dr. Casara Andre participates in this Care for the Healer, One Health Discovery Series episode with Dr. Gül Dölen. The discussion explores Dr. Dölen's research related to the use of 3-4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in rodents and octopuses and the consistent pro-social effects of MDMA across species with vastly different neurological systems.
Past, Present, and Future of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy in Humans and Animals - As decriminalization of psychedelic substances steadily progresses, how do medical practitioners navigate harm reduction for patients of all species and guard against accidental or medically-inappropriate use? Dr. Casara Andre joins PhD historian, Erika Dyck, and medical anthropologist, Jessica Cadoch to explore the One Health intersections of psychedelic-assisted therapies in both human and veterinary patients.