UCL Neuroscience Society welcome back Professor David Nutt, President of the European Brain Council and Edmond J. Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, to share his expertise on the neurobiology of drug addiction. Widely known as “the scientist who was sacked” from the UK’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs for saying […]
Ingredients in magic mushrooms may have profound therapeutic potential in the treatment of psychological disorders, but under current UK law, it’s almost impossible to study them. We ask Professor David Nutt where scientists can get their hands on some…
Flibanserin has become the first FDA-approved drug for female sexual dysfunction. But does lack of sexual desire require treatment?
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Experimental neuroscience which studies dopamine and the brain’s reward system can shed light on drug addiction, how it works, and how to treat it.
What is the placebo effect and could it resolve the antibiotic crisis? We explore the famed phenomenon that has mystified scientists since its discovery over 200 years ago.