The first research center of its kind in the country is bringing renewed rigor to the investigation of the drugs’ therapeutic uses.

Psychedelic drugs—once promising research subjects that were decades ago relegated to illicit experimentation in dorm rooms—have been steadily making their way back into the lab for a revamped 21st-century-style look. Scientists are rediscovering what many see as the substances’ astonishing therapeutic potential for a vast range of issues, from depression to drug addiction and acceptance of mortality.

Quelle: Johns Hopkins Scientists Give Psychedelics the Serious Treatment – Scientific American