Charles S. Grob, M.D. – psychedelic researcher
Charles S. Grob, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He conducted the first government-approved study of MDMA, and was the principal investigator of an international biomedical psychiatric research project in the Brazilian Amazon of the plant, ayahuasca. He is currently conducting an investigation of the effects of psilocybin on anxiety in cancer patients. Dr. Grob has published numerous articles in medical and psychiatric journals and collected volumes, and is the editor of Hallucinogens: A Reader. He is a founding board member of the Heffter Research Institute.
[The above extract is from the program notes for the 2004 International Transpersonal Conference.]
Dr. Grob recently co-edited, with Roger Walsh, “Higher Wisdom: Eminent Elders Explore the Continuing Impact of Psychedelics”, SUNY Press (State University of New York press), 2005. [Read a review by Lorenzo]
Books by Dr. Charles Grob
Psychedelic pioneer Myron Stolaroff and Marycie listen to Dr. Grob and Pam Sakuda talk about the psilocybin study being conducted at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Marycie is Dr. Grob’s research nurse for study being discussed.