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Dr. Santiago Madero

Santiago Madero psychiatrist Controversies Psiquiatry Barcelona
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain
Talk Novel drug and other biological developments for psychotrauma
Date Friday, April 26th, 2024
Time 15:15 - 16:00
Roundtable 3 Therapeutic interventions


Santiago Madero is a medical doctor from Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia. He has an MSc from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in cytogenetics. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona, where he was later awarded a "Contracte de Recerca Clínic Josep Font-Emili Letang", to develop the multidisciplinary research line in the study of biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid of first psychotic episodes. During the last years he has led the development of a new research unit at Hospital Clínic focused on the study and implementation of treatments with psychedelic substances in treatment-resistant depression and other mental disorders. He is currently participating as a researcher and therapist in two clinical trials with 5-MeO-DMT for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression. He is coordinator of the working group on psychedelics of the Catalan Society of Psychiatry and Mental Health. He is co-founder and vice-president of the Spanish Society of Psychedelic Medicine.