Robin Carhart-Harris
Head of psychedelic research

REBUS and the Anarchic Brain: A Unified Model of the Brain Action of Psychedelics

Robin Carhart-Harris moved to Imperial College London in 2008 after obtaining a PhD in Psychopharmacology from the University of Bristol and an MA in Psychoanalysis from Brunel University.

At Imperial, Robin has designed and overseen brain imaging studies involving LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and DMT, plus a clinical trial of psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression, another trial comparing psilocybin with escitalopram for major depressive disorder and another imaging study in healthy volunteers receiving a high-dose of psilocybin.

Robin is head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial and has an honorary position with the University of Oxford.