Malin Vedøy Uthaug, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • Drug Science

Dr Malin Vedøy Uthaugis an altered states of consciousness researcher with interest in peak performance and the process of hormesis. She is currently (as of November 2021) working as a post-doctoral researcher at The Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London. Here she is investigating the effects of 5-MeO-DMT and Holotropic Breathwork on mental health related variables and consciousness. As part of her PhD at Maastricht University in The Netherlands, she investigated the short-term and long-term effects of Ayahuasca and 5-MeO-DMT in naturalistic settings, while simultaneously initiating several other studies on the psychedelic substance Mescaline and the breathing practice known as Holotropic Breathwork. Besides being a researcher, Malin is also an active freediver and one of the co-founders of the Norwegian Association for Psychedelic Science (Norsk Forening for Psykedelisk Vitenskap [NFPV]) whose main aim is to educate the general public as well as researchers, and mental health practitioners in Norway about psychedelics.

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