Dr. Candace Pert
is a neuroscientist who discovered the opiate receptor,
the cellular bonding site for endorphins in the brain. She holds a Ph.D. in pharmocology and is an internationally recognized researcher and author. Candace served as Chief of Brain Biochemistry of the Clinical Neuroscience Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and is currently the Scientific Director of RAPID Laboratories, Inc. Dr. Pert appeared in the feature film What the Bleep Do We Know!??
and Bill Moyer’s TV program Healing and the Mind.
She is the author of the ground-breaking book Molecules of Emotion: The Scientific Basis Behind Mind-Body Medicine.
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