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PhD candidate

Tharcila Chaves

University of Groningen

Tharcila Chaves is a pharmacist with a master’s degree in medicine and sociology of drug abuse. Currently, she is a PhD student at the University of Groningen (Netherlands). In her master’s degree, she conducted a qualitative study about cravings in crack cocaine users in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil). She has worked with harm reduction teams at music festivals, providing psychological, emotional and psychedelic support (Brazil/Netherlands). The use of ketamine to treat pain and depression is the focus of her current research.

Conference Presentations

Poster Session

The ketamine breakthrough: a new paradigm for the treatment of depression and pain

The ketamine breakthrough: a new paradigm in the treatment of depression and pain Tharcila Chaves University of Groningen, The Netherlands The proposed presentation aims to acknowledge the cutting-edge and avant-garde properties of ketamine as a tool to treat persistent physical and mental pains. The rapid antidepressant effect of the well-known anaesthetic drug ketamine in patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is considered the most important advance in the pharmacotherapy of depression in 50 years. Depression has surpassed HIV/AIDS, malaria, diabetes and […]

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With your ticket you will have access to the whole conference - with keynotes, panels, round tables, posters and daylight social events. We will ask for a small extra fee for the Friday evening social program. The pre-conference workshops have to be booked separately and each workshop needs an individual ticket. By clicking on "Book now" below you also have the option to buy your workshop tickets.

*Reduced fees apply to students, cooperation partners as well as unemployed and retired individuals who have a monthly net income below 840,- €. Proof of status will be required.

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Catering service


With this ticket you can use the catering service all inclusive for three days. The service includes coffee, water, tea and fruit.


after 14 April 2019

  • Standard €250
  • Reduced €150*
  • MIND members Standard €180
  • MIND members Reduced €90



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