The State Of Ecstasy: The Medicine, Science and Culture of MDMA

Learn the facts about MDMA, or Ecstasy, at The State of Ecstasy: The Medicine, Science and Culture of MDMA conference on Friday, February 2, 2001 in San Francisco.
In this one-day conference, experts will convene to discuss clinical and therapeutic uses, scientific research into potential neurotoxicity, and the culture of Ecstasy, including recreational use and raves. The goal of the conference is to formulate pragmatic recommendations for advancing the state of knowledge and health policy about MDMA.

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Register now to guarantee yourself a seat at what will prove to be an exciting and valuable conference. Continuing education credits will be available to a number of professions (pending).

Program for The State Of Ecstasy: The Medicine, Science And Culture Of MDMA

**An Historical Overview of MDMA/Ecstasy**

Marsha Rosenbaum, Ph.D., The Lindesmith Center-Drug Policy Foundation
George Greer, M.D. Heffter Research Institute
Alexander Shulgin, Ph.D, and Ann Shulgin, Psychotherapist

**Clinical/Therapeutic Uses of MDMA**

Rick Doblin, Ph.D., MAPS
Charles Grob, M.D., UCLA
Marcela Ot’alota, M.F.A., and Jose Carlos Buoso, Ph.D Candidate, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Sue Stevens, MDMA therapy patient

**The Science of MDMA**

Katherine Bonson, Ph.D., U.S. FDA
Jessica Malberg, Ph.D., Yale University
John Mendelson, M.D., UCSF
Dave Nichols, Ph.D., Purdue University
George Ricaurte, M.D., Ph.D, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

**The Culture of Ecstasy**

John Cloud, Time Magazine
Dustianne North, Ph.D. Candidate, UCLA
Emanuel Sferios, DanceSafe

**Future Directions in Research, Practice and Policy**

All Panelists