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NICM HRI June Webinar: Ayahuasca - From the Jungle to the Lab
Western Sydney University's NICM Health Research Institute presents Dr Simon Ruffell, Psychiatrist and Senior Research Fellow at Psychae Institute, Melbourne.

This webinar will draw on and discuss Dr Ruffell’s research into the psychedelic plant brew ayahuasca. He will provide an overview of his research surrounding the ceremonial use of Amazonian ayahuasca and its effect on mental health outcomes, epigenetics and psychotherapeutic processes. Dr Ruffell will then introduce his current research conducting randomised controlled trials with the Psychae Institute into ayahuasca and the potential benefits and challenges associated with the use of plant medicines in a clinical setting.


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