MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Treating Pain with Medical Marijuana



“I could see endocannabinoids as being a really good conduit to relieving the opioid epidemic.” Nathan Fried, assistant professor of biology, discusses the potential of medical marijuana for replacing opioids as a pain treatment.

Fried joined the Rutgers University–Camden faculty in the fall of 2018. He specializes in neuroscience and is currently studying the connections between sleep and pain, to identify opioid alternatives for chronic pain treatment.

Learn more about Nathan Fried’s research: http://go.rutgers.edu/euor9z4a
Learn more about the Rutgers–Camden Department of Biology: http://go.rutgers.edu/16y7al55

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