May 17 2017

The Graham Boeckh Foundation congratulates Dr. Gabriella Gobbi on winning the seventh annual Dr. Samarthji Lal award for mental health research.

Dr. Gobbi is a psychiatrist and neuroscientist, whose work is dedicated to bridging clinical psychiatry and basic psychopharmacology research. Her main  contributions have been in the field of cannabinoids and melatonin receptors.  One of the many successes in her career was the important discovery by her laboratory of the link between adolescent cannabis consumption and the risk of depression.  “This research was socially important inspiring several governments to have more restrictive laws ….”-Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, MD, PhD.