Tag: Department of Genetics Genomics & Informatics

UTHSC Researchers Awarded $3.69 Million to Study Genetics Mediating Response to THC, the Major Psychoactive Component in Cannabis


Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a five-year grant totaling $3.69 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study how genetic differences influence behavioral and physiological responses to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the major psychoactive component in cannabis. Increased legalization for medical and/or recreational use and more favorable public perspectives… Read More