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Brian T. Anderson

MD Candidate Stanford University
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Biographical Info

Brian is completing his MD at Stanford, with a scholarly concentration in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities. He holds a MSc in Biomedicine, Bioscience & Society from the London School of Economics. At the LSE Brian studied the non-prescription use of pharmaceutical cognitive enhancers, and wrote a masters thesis “Classifying Ayahuasca: The Role of Subjective Experience in Psychiatric Research with Psychedelics”, which won the ADTSG 2011 Student Paper Prize. He has done ethnographic research on the Brazilian Ayahuasca Religions and published on this topic in collaboration with his colleagues at the Núcleo de Estudos Interdisciplinares sobre Psicoativos. Currently he is studying mutual-aid addiction treatment groups for Latinos in Mexico and the USA. Email:

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