Event

Kim Kuypers at 1st Belgian Symposium on Psychedelic Science

On Saturday 25th of June, Kim Kuypers will be speaking at the 1st Belgian Symposium on Psychedelic Science hosted at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her talk will focus on the therapeutic future of the partydrug MDMA and discuss the current knowledge about the therapeutic potential of microdosing with psychedelics. More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/belgian-symposium-on-psychedelic-science-tickets-345674460617

Cannabis

Functional brain connectomes reflect acute and chronic cannabis use

We recently employed resting state fMRI to identify fingerprints of cannabis use history and #cannabis intoxication in the whole brain human connectome. Two distinct data-driven methodologies, i.e. network-based statistics (NBS) and connICA, were used to identify changes in functional brain connectomes collected during placebo and THC exposure in occasional and chronic cannabis users. Whole-brain network… Continue reading Functional brain connectomes reflect acute and chronic cannabis use

NP&PP department, Older adults, Review, SSRI

The effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on memory functioning in older adults: A systematic literature review

SSRIs are still widely prescribed to treat various psychiatric indications even in older adults. The side effects of SSRIs have been characterized in younger adults, but this is not the case for older adults. One concern is that SSRI treatment may contribute to a deterioration of cognitive performance in this older patient population. This systematic… Continue reading The effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on memory functioning in older adults: A systematic literature review

Event, Traffic safety

23rd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference

Prof.¬†Jan Ramaekers¬†and Prof. Han the Gier present the 23rd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference. Join the Conference to explore ideas with prominent delegates from the fields of public health, policy and decision making and academia. The conference will be held in Rotterdam, a vibrant and modern city, since the 28th… Continue reading 23rd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference