Michael A. Rogawski

Dr. Michael Rogawski

Position Title

  • Departments of Neurology and Pharmacology

Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Neurological Disorders, Focusing on Seizures and Epilepsy

My laboratory is investigating the uses of diverse natural cannabinoids and synthetic analogs as treatments for diseases of the brain and nervous system. We have a special interest in identifying agents that are safe and effective for the treatment of seizures and various forms of epilepsy, and advancing promising agents to benefit patients.


Rogawski MA. Reduced efficacy and risk of seizure aggravation when cannabidiol is used without clobazam. Epilepsy Behav. 2020 Feb;103(Pt A):106506. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.106506. Epub 2019 Sep 13. PMID: 31526646.