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Miss Amena Lloyd

Research project: Simulation of brain activity of healthy individuals under the influence of psychedelics using cellular automata.

Abstract

The aim of this project is to employ cellular automata to investigate and analyse, via simulation, the action of psychedelic drugs on brain activity, and in particular to investigate the short-term and long-term effects of these drugs when used for the treatment of depression. 

Biography

BSc (Hons) Medical Biochemistry | Kingston University, London, United Kingdom | 2016

Clinical Trial Data Manager and Biospecimen Coordinator (Oncology) - Lung Unit | The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom |  2017

Areas of research interest

  • Brain Modelling
  • Theoretical Neuroscience
  • Altered States of Consciousness
  • Mental Health
  • Technology
  • Programming
  • Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelic Substances

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Medical Biochemistry, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom

Funding or awards received

  • Kingston Gold Award
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