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The Knowledge Ecosystem of Psychedelic Medicine
Where to learn about the science, policy, and business of psychedelic medicine
Lukas here with another edition of Takecare. Recently, I’ve been diving into a few of my primary areas of interest, behavioral health, and psychedelic medicine. In doing so, I’ve discovered some insightful resources that have assisted my learning journey and will hopefully help yours. Huge shoutout to Blossom for helping out with this piece - check out their website for research reports and insights on psychedelic science.
People: Josh Hardman
Description: A warehouse of information on the psychedelic space, including weekly recaps of news, research reviews, patent trackers, a legalization and decriminalization tracker, a stock & companies directory, sector landscape maps, and a job board.
Type: Business, Policy, Science
Medium: Newsletter, Website
Description: A leader in psychedelic education, media, and advocacy, publishing audio/written interviews, articles, trainings, and much more.
Medium: Podcast, Newsletter, Website
Description: A guide to ketamine clinics and psilocybin retreats through vetted listings. High-quality education through verified blogs and medical information.
Type: Science, Business
Medium: Blog, YouTube
People: Floris Wolswijk
Description: Helping scientists, researchers, and enthusiasts find insights on psychedelics as a medicine with interconnected & contextualized databases, well-research reports, and timely insights.
Medium: Newsletter, Website
People: Gianni Glick
Description: This Stanford Medical School interest group is publishing its webinars on the science behind psychedelics on YouTube.
Description: A podcast operated by one of the leadings VCs in the space, interviewing a variety of founders, technologists, and scientists.
People: Mason Marks
Description: A detailed look at the news, policy, and events in psychedelics with real-time reviews, opinions, and analysis.
Description: This newsletter is run by the UC Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics (BCSP) and keeps you up to date on this ever-changing field with interviews and weekly reviews.
Type: Science, Policy, Business
People: Craigh Heacock MD, Chris Johnson
Description: A deep dive into powerfully moving patient stories of hope and healing, as well as topical explorations of psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychedelics.
People: Manesh Girn
Description: Videos on the latest topics in psychedelic science and related areas of research, presented by a Neuroscience PhD student working in the field.
People: Zach Haigney
Description: Commentary and analysis at the intersection of psychedelic science, business, and policy.
People: Brom Rector
Description: The Brom Podcast covers the emerging psychedelics industry from a business, investing and social impact perspective. Episodes feature Empath Ventures' Founder, Brom Rector, interviewing CEOs, scientists, investors, and other change-makers operating in the weird, wonderful world of psychedelic medicine.
Description: Psychedelic Finance is the source for the latest financial news, company features, and interviews with the top minds and companies in psychedelics.
Description: Lucid News provides informed, honest and transparent journalism that covers the growing integration of psychedelics into society and their broad implications for human wellness.
Type: Science, Business, Policy
Other outlets that cover psychedelics:
Double Blind, Psymposia, Reality Sandwich, Psychedelic Times, Lucid News, Chacruna Chronicles, Psychedelic Spotlight, Truffle Report, Shroom Investor, PSYTECH, PSYCH, JLS Fund, MAPS, Psychedelic Grad, Mind Notes, On Drugs, The Challenging Psychedelic Experiences Project, Psychedelic Press, drugs and me