About Our Speaker – Dr. Leanna Standish ND, PhD, MSAOM, LAcup, FABNO

Dr. Leanna Standish

Dr. Leanna Standish


Dr. Standish is a neuroscientist and physician living and working in Seattle WA.  She holds faculty appointments at the University of Washington School of Medicine in the Radiology Department as well as at Bastyr University. Dr. Standish has FDA IND approval for the first ayahuasca clinical research in the U.S.  She uses functional magnetic imaging of the brain as a tool in her consciousness science research.  As a physician she specializes in naturopathic oncology and conducts clinical research on the effectiveness of integrative oncology care. 

She is Co-Director of the Advanced Integrative Medical Science (AIMS) Institute in Seattle.  AIMS Institute currently provides Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy for patients with chronic illness, including cancer.  AIMS Institute will be the clinical research site for the Phase I safety and dose finding trial of standardized Ayahuasca tea.  

Dr. Leanna Standish’s Upcoming Sessions

Psychedelic medicine: a research update

Current state-of-the-neuroscientific and clinical science for the following psychedelic medicines: psilocybin, NMDA, ketamine, ayahuasca. I will also discuss the role of naturopathic medicine and natural psychedelic medicines in the ‘psychedelic renaissance’, as well as the theory and practice of ‘microdosing’.



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