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Aggarwal SK. Cannabinergic Pain Medicine:
A Concise Clinical Primer and Literature Review. Under Review.

Carter GT, Flanagan AM, Earleywine M, Abrams DI, Aggarwal SK, Grinspoon L.Cannabis in Palliative Medicine: Improving Care and Reducing Opioid-Related Morbidity. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2011 Mar 28.[Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21444324.

Aggarwal SK and Carter GT. ―Cannabinoids and Neuroprotection.‖ In: Holland J, ed. The Pot Book: A Complete Guide to Cannabis. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press, 2010.

Aggarwal SK. Cannabis: A Commonwealth Medicinal Plant, Long Suppressed, Now at Risk of Monopolization. 88 Denver University Law Review (2010), pp 1-12. Available online:

Carter GT, Abood ME, Aggarwal SK, Weiss MD. Cannabis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Hypothetical and Practical Applications, and a Call for Clinical
Trials. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2010; 27(5):347-56;PMID: 20439484

Aggarwal SK. ―Should the federal government reclassify or reschedule marijuana to make it available for use by prescription for pain management?

Yes! The Government Should Reclassify Marijuana.‖ Invited perspective for 30, 2009. Available at:

Aggarwal SK, Carter GT, Sullivan MD, Morrill R, ZumBrunnen C, Mayer JD. Characteristics of Patients with Chronic Pain Accessing Treatment with Medical
Cannabis in Washington State. Journal of Opioid Management 2009 Sept; 5(5): 257-86. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19947069.

Aggarwal SK, Carter GT, Sullivan MD, Morrill R, ZumBrunnen C, Mayer JD. Medicinal use of cannabis in the United States: Historical perspectives, current
trends, and future directions. Journal of Opioid Management 2009 May; 5(3): 153-168. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19662925.

Paper is referenced on pg. 175 of the Psychology introductory textbook, Discovering Psychology by Hockenbury, 5th ed., 2010, Macmillian.  The textbook is widely used in undergraduate and AP psychology courses.  The paper was also cited in The Medical Letter 52:1330, Jan. 25, 2010. This publication has a circulation of 450,000 in 125 countries.

Aggarwal SK, Kyashna-Tocha M, Carter GT. Dosing Medical Marijuana: Rational Guidelines on Trial in Washington State. Medscape General Medicine.
2007;9(3):52. Epub 2007 Sept 11. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18092058.

Aggarwal SK, Carter GT, Steinborn JJ. Clearing the air: what the latest Supreme Court decision regarding medical marijuana really means. American Journal of
Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2005 Sep-Oct;22(5):327-9. Cited in PubMed;
PMID: 16225351.

Contributing Author to definitions of ―Kwashiorkor‖, ―Malaria‖, ―Medical Geography‖, ―Political Ecology of Disease‖ in Meanings Beyond Mountains: A Glossary of Terms from the Work of Paul Farmer, edited by Dr. Matthew Sparke,as part of the 2006 UW Common Book Mountains Beyond Mountains Study Guide developed by the UW Center for Curriculum Transformation.

The World Within Us.‖ In Mantranjali Souvenir Book for the occasion of Prana Prathishtapana and Maha Kumbhabhishekam. Hindu Temple of Greater Tulsa,2005.

Given acknowledgement for help with assembling sequence data in: Bickel PJ,Kechris KJ, Spector PC, Wedemayer GJ, Glazer AN. Finding important sites in protein sequences. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Nov 12;99(23):14764-71. Epub 2002 Nov 4.

Aggarwal S. Hemscheidt T. Elicitation of Antibiotically Active Secondary Metabolites from Co-cultured Marine Bacteria. Berkeley Scientific Journal, 2002,vol. 6:1, 39-42.

Research results published and acknowledgement given in Garner, Charles.Techniques and Experiments for Advanced Organic Laboratory; Wiley & Sons:New York, 1997; pp 46-48.

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