Intercollegiate Psychedelics Summit 2019 Speaker
Ketamine and Related Dissociatives: A Pharmacological and Historical Look
Time and Location: College Hall 200, April 5th, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dr. Jason Wallach is an instructor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as the Substance Use Disorders Institute at the University of the Sciences. He also holds an adjunct appointment at Cooper Medical School. He is an author on over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journal articles as well as numerous book chapters and popular press articles. Dr. Wallach’s research focuses on the analytical and pharmacological characterizations of existing and novel psychoactive drugs with a focus on dissociatives and the serotonergic classical hallucinogens. Dr. Wallach also conducts drug development and pharmacological research in several therapeutic areas including pain, neurodegenerative disease, depression, and cancer. This work includes drug design (signaling biased and polypharmacological agents), synthesis, structure activity relationship studies, drug tolerability studies, and receptor binding studies.