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Matthew X. Lowe

Matthew X. Lowe, Ph.D.


Dr. Matthew X. Lowe is a research scientist with over a decade of experience researching factors that influence human behavior and brain function. After receiving his doctorate in psychology and cognitive neuroscience at the University of Toronto, Matthew worked as a research scientist at Stanford, MIT, and Harvard. He is currently the principal investigator of several longitudinal investigations examining health outcomes associated with the use of psychedelics and cannabis.

Matthew is the Executive Director & Chief Scientific Officer of Unlimited Sciences (www.unlimitedsciences.org), a psychedelics research non-profit using data-driven methods to inform public perception, education, policy, and practices for psychedelics use. He is also the Research Director of Realm of Caring (www.realmofcaring.org), a cannabis research non-profit which seeks to facilitate and encourage the mainstream acceptance of transformative, plant-powered therapies to benefit individuals and families and serve healthcare providers as well as the hemp and cannabis industries.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and his work and interviews have been featured in dozens of media outlets, including Forbes, Vice, Yahoo!, The Denver Post, High Times, DoubleBlind, and Benzinga.

Matthew has trekked through the Arctic Circle and climbed to the peak of the highest mountains in South America (Mt. Aconcagua), Europe (Mt. Elbrus), Africa (Mt. Kilimanjaro), and his home country, South Africa (Mafadi). He lives with his husband, Hadley, and their dog, Kansas, in Denver, Colorado.