Hannah Douglass, M.Sc.
Hannah Douglass is a PhD Student at the Centre for Psychedelic Research, Imperial College London. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BSc in Pharmacology and later obtained an MSc in Translational Neuroscience from Imperial College London. During her MSc she analysed previously collected EEG data to identify psilocybin-induced enhancement of neuroplasticity in healthy psychedelic-naïve participants. For her PhD she is currently investigating the acceptability and efficacy of treating anorexia nervosa with psilocybin-assisted therapy. Her specific research interests include psilocybin-induced enhancements of long-term potentiation, cognitive flexibility, and interoceptive awareness.
Long-term potentiation (LTP), a form of Hebbian neuroplasticity, is characterised by enhanced syn…