Last updated on: 8/30/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Reuven E. Sandyk, MD Biography

Title:
Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Neuroscience
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Further investigations should also attend to the question of whether THC, a combination of different cannabinoids, or cannabis herb is most effective and has fewer side effects.”

Published letter with co-author Gavin Awerbuch, MD, to the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Dec. 1998

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Neuroscience
  • Private Medical Practitioner, Roslyn, N.Y.
  • Former Professor of Neuroscience, Touro College, Dix Hills, NY
  • Former Professor of Neuroscience, F. R. Carrick Institute for Clinical Ergonomics, Rehabilitation, and Applied Neuroscience (C.E.R.A.N.) of Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Former Professor of Neuroscience, University of Arizona
  • Former Professor, Department of Medical Physics, Democrition University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
  • Obtained U.S. patent for “Methods useful for the treatment of neurological and mental disorders related to deficient serotonin,” 1997, 1999
  • Obtained U.S. patent for “Method for ameliorating age-related disease conditions,” 1997
  • Obtained U.S. patent for “Treatment of neurological and mental disorders,” 1995
Education:
  • MD, Rheinisch-Friedric-Wilhel, 1979
  • MSc, school unknown
Other:
  • Specializes in pineal physiology, psychoneuroimmunology, neuromagnetic fields, psychobiology
Quoted in:
  1. What Is Known about Marijuana's Potential Utility in Treating Tourette Syndrome?