Aster is a research nurse working on a variety of mental health related clinical trials within King’s College Hospital. She primarily works in psychedelic research as part of the Psychedelic Trials Group based at The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. She has previously worked within inpatient psychiatric settings as a mental health nurse. Publications include: Daniel, A., Barker, L and Martini, M. (2020). Pain modulation by illusory body rotation: A new way to disclose the interaction between the vestibular system and pain processing. European Journal of Pain. 24(6), 1119-1129. Weston, N.M., Gibbs, D., Bird, C. I. V., Daniel, A., Jelen, L A., Knight, G., Goldsmith, D., Young, A. H., and Rucker, J. J. (2020). Historic psychedelic drug trials and the treatment of anxiety disorders. Depression and Anxiety.
Aster Daniel summarises a recent study exploring post-traumatic growth after MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).[read the full story...]