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New research on the use of psychedelic drugs as treatment for a range of mental disorders appears to be throwing open doors of perception long closed within the medical community.
Los Angeles Times, September 2015

Discover the latest research into the benefits and risks of psychedelics and marijuana for psychotherapy, neuroscience, spirituality, and creativity, and more.

The Three-Day Conference (April 21-23) will feature three simultaneous tracks of presentations by leading and up-and-coming international researchers in the multidisciplinary field of psychedelic science and medicine. Presenters from around the world will share recently completed and ongoing research into the therapeutic, scientific, and spiritual uses of:

  • MDMA
  • LSD
  • Ayahuasca
  • Psilocybin
  • Ibogaine
  • Ketamine
  • Peyote
  • Medical marijuana
...and much more!

Clinical Research Track

Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
The Future of Psychedelic Therapy


Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
Overview of the Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Project


Stan Grof, M.D.
Past and Future of Psychedelic Therapy


Amanda Feilding
Breakthroughs in Psychedelic Research from the Beckley Foundation



Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.
Psychedelics as Behavior Change Agents: Addiction Recovery and Beyond



David Nichols, Ph.D.
Psychedelic Neuroscience


David Nutt, M.D.
Psychedelic Research at the Beckley/Imperial Research Programme





Interdisciplinary Research Track


James Fadiman, Ph.D., and Sophia Korb, Ph.D.
Preliminary Results from Psychedelic Microdosing Study


Katherine Hendy
The Placebo Paradox


Ethan Nadelmann, Ph.D.
Drug Policy and Psychedelics


Claudio Naranjo, M.D.
Interpersonal Psychedelics


Paul Stamets
Mushroom Mycology



Plant Medicine Track

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Alexander Dawson, Ph.D.
Peyote's Race Problem











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O. Hayden Griffin, III, Ph.D.
The Therapeutic Potential of Kratom
























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Graham St. John, Ph.D.
DMT, Liminality, and Hyperspace





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