Last updated on: 5/12/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

John C. M. Brust Biography

Title:
Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Marijuana use appeared to be a protective factor against first seizures in men. […] In women, no relation with marijuana use was evident for either type of seizure regardless of the interval before admission.”

“Illicit Drug Use and the Risk of New-onset Seizures,” American Journal of Epidemiology, 1990

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor, Clinical Neurology, Columbia University
  • Director, Harlem Hospital Neurology Service
Education:
  • MD, school unknown
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Epilepsy (Seizures)?