Liron van Heerden

Liron van Heerden

Research Officer, Clinical and Social Research Team, Turning Point and Monash University


Liron is a Research Officer working in the Clinical and Social Research team, providing key support to a number of MRFF- and NHMRC-funded novel pharmacotherapy research studies undertaken at Turning Point.


Liron completed her Bachelor of Science (Honours) at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in the Addiction Lab, and is currently completing her Masters at The University of Melbourne.

Following her Honours year, Liron worked as a Research Assistant focusing on the behavioural and neurobiological effects of chronic alcohol use, and how these may be recovered with lifestyle interventions.

More recently, Liron has been working remotely as a researcher and digital archivist at Delos Psyche Research Group and Delos Therapeutics, Inc., developing and implementing 2-CB micro-dosing and 5-MeO-DMT full-dose projects for psychotherapeutic use in mood disorders. 

Liron has also published a peer-reviewed publication, and and two book chapters.

Research Interest

  • Psychedelic-assisted therapy
  • Novel pharmacological treatments
  • AOD and co-morbid mental health
  • Therapeutic horticulture

Contact Details

You can contact Liron at [email protected]

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