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International Public Lecture – featuring Professor David Nutt (UK), Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London (live in Sydney)

With Prof David Nutt (UK), Hon Andrew Robb AO and Dr Ted Cassidy

Date: Wed 23 November 2022 @ 6:00pm
Location: Paddington Town Hall, 249 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021

Mind Medicine Australia is delighted to present an International Public Lecture featuring Professor David Nutt (UK), Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London (live in person).

 

This special event will feature a keynote by Professor Nutt titled ‘Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies: The History, Neuroscience and Myths’ followed by a Q & A panel.

 

Date: Wednesday 23 November

Time: 6:00pm for 6:30pm until 9:00pm

Location: Paddington Town Hall, 249 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021

 

You will be supporting Mind Medicine Australia’s mission to provide accessible and affordable psychedelic-assisted therapies to treat a range of mental illnesses in medically controlled environments. Mind Medicine Australia exists to help alleviate the suffering caused by our accelerating mental illness epidemic in Australia, through expanding the treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients.

 

The Presenters

Prof David Nutt (UK)

BA, MB BChir, MRCP, MA, DM, MRC Psych, FRCPsych, FMedSci, FRCP, FSB

Renowned researcher, policy advisor and author, Professor David Nutt, is currently Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London and the Chair of Drug Science.

Under the leadership of Professor Nutt, the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College is one of the world’s foremost psychedelic research laboratories, publishing landmark research on psychedelic therapies and neuroimaging studies of the psychedelic state.

Professor Nutt has also held many leadership positions in both UK and European academic, scientific and clinical organisations, including presidencies of: the European Brain Council, the British Neuroscience Association, the British Association of Psychopharmacology, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

He was previously Chair of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

Hon Andrew Robb AO

B.Sc., LL.B, LL.M, GradDipLP, GradDipEnt

Until his recent retirement from politics, Andrew Robb was Australia’s Minister for Trade, Investment and Tourism.
In this role Mr Robb negotiated Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Japan and China, as well as the 12 country Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement and the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with Singapore.

Mr Robb is currently Executive Chairman of The Robb Group (A corporate and investment advisory company), a Board Member of the Kidman cattle enterprise, Chair of Asialink and pharmacogenetics company, CNSDose, and strategic advisor to Seafarms Ltd as well as a range of national and international businesses.

In 2003, Mr Robb was awarded the office of the Order of Australia (AO) for his service to agriculture, politics and the community. As well, Mr Robb is the author of “Black Dog Daze: Public Life, Private Demons” (Melbourne University Publishing).

Mr Robb has qualifications in Agricultural Science and a first-class Honours Degree in Economics, and lives in Sydney with his wife Maureen and has three adult children Tom, Joe and Pip.

Dr Ted Cassidy

MBBS, FRANZCP

Dr Ted Cassidy is a Founder of TMS Australia – Australia’s largest provider of outpatient Depression & PTSD treatment using innovative Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) technology. He is Chief Medical Officer and a Director of TMS Australia. He is responsible for the clinical operations and patient care in TMS Australia’s outpatient treatment centres.

Dr Cassidy previously founded The Hills Clinic group. The Hills Clinic Hospital was the first purpose built private mental health hospital in Australia when it opened in 2011. Dr Cassidy is a Psychiatrist, Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and medical graduate of the University of Sydney.

Disclaimer: Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. MMA focus is focused on clinical and legal use only supported by the emerging science and legislative processes. Mind Medicine Australia reserves the right to record and publish webinars on various social media platforms. You agree that you will not discuss any names, locations or specific details of illegal use of psychedelics both verbally or via any written forms of communication via Mind Medicine Australia social media platforms (for example Facebook, Instagram or Zoom private and public chat forms during a webinar). Breaches of these guidelines may result in not being able to participate in the event. We thank you for support and cooperation on these matters.

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