Neuroscientist Makes International Headlines on Cannabis and Pets

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Dr. Jibran Khokhar

Neuroscientist Dr. Jibran Khokhar has made international headlines with new research, which he led, examining the increase in cannabis poisoning in pets since 2018. 

The research, which found cases of poisoning occurred most frequently in dogs but also in cats, reptiles, birds and other pets, received extensive coverage in several news outlets, including:  

The last publication’s article appeared in US News and World Report, WebMD and several other publications. 

A professor in the Ontario Veterinary College’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, Khokar studies neurobiological effects of pesticide contamination in drugs of abuse, such as cannabis.