Another Independent IRB

For the last several months, another independent Institutional Review Board (IRB) has been reviewing Dr. Michael Mithoefer’s MAPS -sponsored MDMA/PTSD protocol. Today, we submitted our response to …

Drs. Mithoefer, Jerome and Doblin have written a letter

Drs. Mithoefer, Jerome and Doblin have written a reply to the Ricaurte et al. letter published in Science on June 6, 2003. We have submitted our reply to Drs. Ricaurte and McCann and indicated that we …

Tripping De-Light Fantastic

Tripping De-Light Fantastic Are psychedelic drugs good for you? By John Horgan Slate Magazine A year ago, hoping to dispel the postpartum gloom that had gripped me after I finished writing a book, I hiked …

Yet Another Dead End

The new IRB informed MAPS today that it has decided not to accept the protocol for review. MAPS was clearly told in writing a month ago that this IRB would accept the protocol for review. Now, after we …

Yet Another New Start

A new IRB has reviewed the documents from the first two IRBs that led to dead-ends and agreed to review the protocol. Documents were submitted, with feedback expected in a month or so.