– Dr. Rakesh Jetly, OMM, CD, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Jetly serves as Chief Medical Officer for Mydecine Innovations Group. Dr. Jetly brings to Mydecine a wealth of experience not only as a medical advocate for the use of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, but also as a prominent voice in the fight against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues facing vulnerable populations like veterans and first responders. Dr. Jetly currently serves as Academic Chair of Military Mental Health at The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, and as an associate professor of psychiatry at Dalhousie University (Halifax), and the University of Ottawa. In 2015, he was appointed, “The Canadian Forces Brigadier Jonathan C. Meakins, CBE, RCAMC Chair in Military Mental Health.” He has published numerous articles in professional journals and presents nationally and internationally on such topics as PTSD and operational psychiatry.
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jetly will lead Mydecine’s clinical trials related to psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy using psilocybin to treat PTSD. Dr. Jetly will also keep Mydecine abreast of new scientific research related to psychedelics, and offer strategic guidance as it relates to all aspects of patient care, medical safety, medical compliance and the administration of psychedelics. Additionally, Dr. Jetly will also engage medical professionals and veterans’ organizations through outreach and educational offerings regarding the use of psychedelics as medicine
– Robert Roscow, MA, Mydecine CSO
Mr. Roscow is a highly educated geneticist with impressive knowledge around multiple arts of science. He has spent his academic and professional careers looking for valuable and unique active medicinal compounds found in nature. The last two companies Mr. Roscow applied his innovations to were Canopy Growth and ebbu where he was the head of their genetics divisions.
Mr. Roscow has already leveraged an expertise in genomics, evolution, and molecular biology to maximize the industrial production of cannabinoids and their use in a pharmacological context. His work has resulted in multiple patent filings and accolades in publications ranging from Nature to Rolling Stone. Now, Mr. Roscow has set his focus on the vast healing potential of the safe and effective compounds found in fungi.