Episode 58: The Science Behind the Cannabis Experience with Dr. Adie Rae
Dr. Adie Rae (publishing under Wilson-Poe) is an NIH-funded neuroscientist who has been studying cannabis, opioids, and their interaction for her entire career. She has a strong publication record in chronic pain, addiction, and harm reduction. Dr. Rae is currently an assistant scientist at Legacy Research Institute in Portland OR and holds a joint faculty appointment at Washington State University. Her multi-faceted work ranges from synaptic physiology to clinical pain management. Dr. Rae's long-term academic research goal is to define the harm reduction potential of cannabis in the opioid overdose epidemic. As a co-founder of Smart Cannabis, Adie leverages her knowledge of pharmacology to enhance consumer wellbeing and support craft cannabis producers. Smart Cannabis is a Portland-based consulting and research firm that empirically identifies the world’s most enjoyable cannabis.