Ganesh Thakur Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences email@example.com 617.373.8163 Expertise allosteric modulators, chemistry, endocannabinoids, medicinal chemistry Ganesh Thakur in the Press CBS Boston Local researchers work to eliminate the high from medical marijuana Professor Ganesh Thakur of Northeastern University has a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research in splitting up those properties. Thakur’s research is focusing on the development of compounds that will replicate the positive aspects of marijuana without the high. One of Thakur’s graduate students, Abhijit Kulkarni, said “This will […] Hope that a prescription can mimic marijuana’s benefits At Northeastern University, assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur received a $2 million federal grant in September from the National Eye Institute to create a compound to treat glaucoma, an eye disease that blinds 60 million people worldwide. Thakur’s goal is to design a drug that mimics marijuana’s ability to reduce the fluid pressure inside […] Ganesh Thakur for Northeastern Global News Northeastern University researchers are looking for a drug to stop the opioid epidemic Northeastern University researchers are looking for a drug to stop the opioid epidemic Associate professor Ganesh Thakur has created a compound that could enhance the body’s ability to relieve pain well enough to replace opioids. A promising alternative to medical marijuana A promising alternative to medical marijuana Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his groundbreaking work to create a novel class of compounds to treat glaucoma. Last dance with Mary Jane Last dance with Mary Jane Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur is developing compounds that have the same benefits as medicinal marijuana but without the negative side effects.