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John Streicher, PhD, is a biomedical scientist with a strong interest in how signal transduction cascades downstream of the opioid receptors work. He is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and a member of the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center (CPAC). His research goal is to design novel strategies for drug discovery to create new analgesic drugs without the side effects and drawbacks of current opioid drugs like morphine.

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John Streicher, PhD
Dr. John Streicher provides insights into his research around terpenes, aromatic compounds found in cannabis and other plants, and why they might be a novel way to treat pain.