ABOUT THE DOCTOR

Dr. Bruno Rasmussen Chaves

Rasmussen graduated from the Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp) and has been working in the chemical dependency field for 28 years.

He is a MAPS-trained therapist and was responsible for Latin America's only MDMA-assisted therapy pilot study for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. He also serves as CMO of BienStar Wellness, a mental health company operating in Latin America, and as medical director of Clínicas Beneva.

Rasmussen has already been involved in several studies, including "Treating drug addiction with ibogaine: A retrospective study" published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology in 2014, and "Treating drug addiction with ibogaine: A qualitative study", published in 2016, in the Journal of Psychedelic Studies.

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ABOUT THE DOCTOR

Dr. Bruno Rasmussen Chaves

Physician, graduated and specialized in internal medicine and gastroenterology from the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp). He has worked with ibogaine for 28 years, providing over 2,000 treatments with the substance, and is passionate about contributing to ibogaine regulation in Brazil and worldwide. Rasmussen is a co-founder and former director of the Global Ibogaine Therapists Alliance (GITA).

Shis work influenced the regulation of the hospital use of this medication by the State Council on Drug Policy of São Paulo. Currently, he is involved in a new clinical protocol on the long-term effects of ibogaine in the treatment of crack and cocaine addiction, including studies on its cardiac risks and other research in the field of psychedelic medicine. He is also a therapist trained by MAPS and was the physician in charge of the only pilot study on MDMA-assisted therapy for the treatment of PTSD in Latin America. He is also the CMO of BienStar Wellness, a mental health company operating in Latin America, and the medical director of Beneva Clinics, a pioneering network of assisted psychedelic therapy in Brazil.

Among the research studies he has participated in, notable ones include "Treating drug dependency with ibogaine: A retrospective study," published in 2014 in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, and "Treating drug dependency with ibogaine: A qualitative study," published in 2016 in the Journal of Psychedelic Studies.

 

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