Monthly PsySocial: Psychedelics & Addiction
- Wed 15th Feb 2023, 2pm – 5pm America/New York (UTC -05:00)
- Love Shack, Arch 298, 299 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 9HA
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Theme: Psychedelics and addiction
The theme of this month's PsySocial is 'Psychedelics & Addiction', and we have up-and-coming star of psychedelic clinical research, Rayyan Zafar, with us to share his wisdom. Rayyan joins us to speak about some of his own research at Imperial College London into psychedelics for helping to treat addiction. He will shed light on how psychedelics work on the brain and why the evidence is pointing towards them being valuable tools for the future of mental healthcare.
We will be meeting at Love Shack, a vegan restaurant and cocktail bar spread over three beautiful exposed brick arches in the heart of Hackney, East London. They have a brand new menu (January 2023) that offers a variety of delicious food and yummy drinks (including mushroom cacao!) available to purchase throughout the evening.
If you would like to enjoy some of Love Shack's incredible food, please order and eat before or after we kick off at 20:00. You will have time after the event to socialise freely and continue conversations with the people you've met during the evening.
19:00: Arrive, socialise & order food
20:00: Talk with Q&A
21:00: Socialise & network
Rayyan has previously completed undergraduate studies in BSc Biomedical Sciences at Newcastle University and an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry from Kings College London, IOPPN. He is currently undertaking his Ph.D. at Imperial College after being awarded the Medical Research Council Doctoral Training 3.5 year fellowship (MRC DTP).
As a member of the Centre for Psychedelic Research and Neuropsychopharmacology group, he is working with Prof David Nutt and Dr David Erritzoe complete a series of multimodal neuroimaging investigations in addicted populations and to investigate the role of psychedelics in treating these populations
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