Methamphetamine Can Be Neuroprotective After a Brain Injury

"The difference between poison and a cure is the dose," so explains Dr. David Poulsen about methamphetamine, which when given in low doses, can protect the brain after a TBI.

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Posted on BrainLine February 8, 2013. Reviewed July 25, 2018.

Produced by Victoria McDonough, Justin Rhodes, and Erica Queen, BrainLine.

About the author: David Poulsen, MD

In 2001, Dr. Poulsen joined the Montana Neuroscience Institute as a research assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Montana and as a Translational Research Scientist with St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center.

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