Can Ayahuasca Treat Depression? - Clinical Insights

What is ayahuasca? Ayahuasca is a psychedelic brew originating from the Amazon, originally used by indigenous populations and later involved for local syncretic purposes. Since it’s origins, ayahuasca has spread across the world and has developed a more varied list of uses. The two hallmark ingredients of ayahuasca are: 1) the leaves of the Psychotria  …


The World's Biggest Placebo-Controlled Microdosing Study

In this Drug Science webinar, Dr Balázs Szigeti explains the current science of microdosing as he presents the results from his self-blinded microdosing research, the largest placebo-controlled microdosing study in the world! Dr Szigeti also explains how participants created their microdoses with a placebo control as part of the revolutionary methodology he developed to reduce  …


Psilocybin Therapy for Depression - Clinical Insights

After the release of the first comparison of psilocybin with an SSRI antidepressant, Michelle Baker Jones & Leonie Schneider explain what psilocybin therapy for depression involves. Leonie was a patient of Michelle in psilodep 1, and together they provide insight into psilocybin therapy from the perspective of both therapist and patient. Michelle Baker Jones is  …


Psilocybin Treatment for Depression - Clinical Insights

Psilocybin for depression is one of the most promising applications of psychedelic therapy. In particular, psilocybin therapy is being studied as an alternative to antidepressants in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression. In this Drug Science webinar, Dr Mourad Wahba explains the science behind psilocybin for depression, which is currently in clinical trials at a number  …


Clinical Insights - MDMA for Alcohol Use Disorder

Dr Ben Sessa – MDMA for Alcohol Use Disorder Dr Ben Sessa presents the first data from the open-label safety and tolerability proof of concept study exploring the potential role for 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy in treating patients with alcohol use disorder. At this stage, seven participants have completed the full 8-week MDMA-assisted psychotherapy treatment course,  …