Psychedelic-Assisted Clinical Trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Our clinical trials work at TRIP is aiming to help develop novel psychedelic therapies and advance psychedelic medicines including psilocybin, LSD derivatives, 5-MeO-DMT and MDMA towards FDA approval.
We will continue conducting clinical trials for conditions such as depression, anxiety, addiction and grief. In the future, we plan to expand our focus to trials in patients with brain injury and neurodegenerative conditions such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and pain syndromes. It is in these areas where the neuroplasticity-promoting effects of psychedelics may be “game-changers” in helping to restore cognitive function, halt further deterioration and ultimately improve quality of life.
Clinic: 1301 20th St #540, Santa Monica, CA 90404
No trials available at this time.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
A Dose-Finding Study of MM-120 (LSD D-Tartrate) for the Treatment of Anxiety Symptoms:
Multi-site trial. Completed enrollment of 15 patients. Sponsor: MindMed
Major Depressive Disorder
Psilocybin for Major Depressive Disorder Phase 2 Trial:
Completed enrollment of 5 patients as a site in this multi-site trial (PSIL201) and completed all study close-out activities. Sponsor: Usona
Start Up Phase Trials
Brain Tumor Distress
Pilot trial of psilocybin-assisted therapy for psychiatric distress in patients with brain tumors (Investigator-Initiated Trial):
To assess feasibility and safety of psilocybin-assisted therapy in patients with brain tumors. Enrollment Winter 2023
Phase 2b Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Intranasal BPL-003, a novel synthetic formulation of 5-MeO-DMT (Mebufotenin) in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Depression:
Multi-site clinical trial with enrollment Winter 2023. Sponsor: Beckley Psytech
Videos about Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy
Meet Dr. Heinzerling
Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Helping Patients and Advancing Science With a Psilocybin Trial | Karina Sergi, MS, MFT
39. A Life-Changing Clinical Trial with Psychedelics | Vikki’s Grateful Patient Story
The Promise of Psychedelics | Dr. Keith Heinzerling & Louie Schwartzberg
Healing with Visual Art, Music & Mushrooms with Louie Schwartzberg (ft. Deepak Chopra & Dr. Dan Kelly) | Fungi Global Summit
Brain Injuries and Psychedelics
Psychedelics Renaissance | Dr. Daniel Kelly
Treatment & Research In Psychedelics (TRIP) at Pacific Neuroscience Institute | Explainer
NBC News Features Treatment & Research In Psychedelics (TRIP) Program at PNI
Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy: A New Dawn for Mental Health | Daniel Kelly, MD
Articles about psychedelic-assisted therapy
Vikki’s Path to Sobriety at the Treatment & Research In Psychedelics (TRIP) Program
After years of unsuccessful therapy, Vikki transformed her life for the better with psychedelic-assisted therapy at PNI’s Pacific Treatment & Research In Psychedelics (TRIP). Learn more about her journey toward healing.
Psilocybin and the TRIP Program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
A growing body of research now supports the potential use of mushrooms containing the chemical psilocybin for a range of cognitive, mental and behavior disorders. Several research projects at Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center are aimed at determining the safety and…
PNI Publishes First-Ever Paper on Psychedelics in Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology Literature
After a decades-long pause, psychedelics are once again being investigated for their transdiagnostic treatment potential. Discover the future of psychedelics in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology with experts from Pacific Neuroscience Institute ® (PNI).
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