Copyright 1993 The New York Times Company: Abstracts
Information Bank Abstracts
August 28, 1993, Saturday
SECTION: Section B; Page 1, Column 5
LENGTH: 63 words
HEADLINE: UM IS READY TO TEST IBOGAINE ON HUMANS
Researchers at the University of Miami in November 1993 will conduct the first human experiments in the US on the drug ibogaine, which has potential for treating cocaine, heroin and alcohol addiction; the drug is found in the root of a West African plant, the iboga, and was used by the Bwiti tribe in ritual ceremonies (M).