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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. 

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