The Kinsey Lab

  • medical cannabis
    A goal of our research is to investigate the potential medical benefits of chemicals produced by the cannabis plant


We research the endocannabinoid and opioid systems, as well as other targets, with the goal of reducing pain and substance use disorders.

Interested in getting involved? We are actively recruiting PhD students. Join the team!

Lab Updates

Kinsey lab is awarded grant to study opioid-induced pain.

Nursing Researcher Investigating Treatment to Increased Pain Sensitivity from Opioid Use

Lab member Bella Sanchez was highlighted in UConn Today! This article is about her grant-funded research on arthritis.

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Isabella Sanchez ’22 (NURS)