Johannes Ramaekers

Johannes ‘Jan’ G. Ramaekers is a professor at Maastricht University his work focuses on behavioral toxicology of drugs and combines methods from psychopharmacology, forensic toxicology and neuroscience to determine drug-induced changes in human performance. Some of this research is done with DMT.


Most of Johannes G. Ramaekers’ work has been done on other drugs like alcohol, cocaine, and cannabis. Most of his work on psychedelics has been in collaboration with Kim Kuypers.

Part of the work done at Maastricht University is sponsored by the Beckley Foundation (article).

Notable Research Papers

  • Acute effects of 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) on behavioral measures of impulsivity: alone and in combination with alcohol (Ramaekers & Kuypers, 2006)
  • Stimulant effects of 3, 4‐methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) 75 mg and methylphenidate 20 mg on actual driving during intoxication and withdrawal (Ramaekers et al., 2006)
  • MDMA and alcohol effects, combined and alone, on objective and subjective measures of actual driving performance and psychomotor function (Kuypers et al., 2006)

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