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Brian T. Anderson

Assistant Professor University of California, San FranciscoDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Biographical Info

Brian T. Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.  He completed his MD at Stanford, with a scholarly concentration in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities, and 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. He has also studied mutual-aid addiction treatment groups for Latinos in Mexico and the USA. Email: brian.anderson@ucsf.edu

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