Johns Hopkins University academics just a got a boost in their funding thanks to the recently launched Roland R. Griffiths Ph.D. Professorship Fund.

Recently featured on his life’s achievements as a psychedelics research pioneer and his present work in the NY Times, Griffiths is a psychopharmacologist and professor of neuroscience, psychiatry and behavioral studies. He is the founding director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at the same institution where he is now passing the torch for others to keep advancing on the science of psychedelics.

The funding, to be managed in perpetuity by the university, will be directed to psychedelic research “on secular spirituality and well-being,” supporting an …

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