Drs. Bizon and Setlow discuss cannabis and the aging brain in Physiology Magazine

Drs. Jen Bizon and Barry Setlow study the influence cannabis has on GABAergic signaling systems in rodents.

Most research on what effects cannabis has on the brain deals adolescents and a younger population. Drs. Bizon and Setlow discuss their research which focuses on cannabis’ impact on age-related cognitive function. Early results through studies working with rats show that cannabis may be beneficial to fighting or slowing cognitive decline. It is important to note that these results have not yet been established in humans, but the research brings up some intriguing questions about the link between cannabis and cognitive health.

The entire article is featured in the January 2022 issue of Physiologist Magazine

Cover of January 2022 issue of Physiology Magazine