MAPS sponsors clinical trials around the world that require human subjects. Our studies have strict enrollment criteria based on the goal of the study and the condition the study is investigating.

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More information about MAPS-sponsored clinical trials, as well as other ongoing clinical trials in the U.S. and around the world, is available at ClinicalTrials.gov.

Studies Sponsored by MAPS

MAPS is recruiting subjects for the following clinical trials. Please check back periodically to see if we are in need of new subjects for other studies.

Please note: There are currently long waiting lists for these studies. Unfortunately, study sites may not be able to respond to all inquiries.

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD (U.S. Veterans, Police Officers, and Firefighters) MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD (U.S. Veterans, Police Officers, and Firefighters)
  • Principal Investigator: Michael Mithoefer, M.D., with Ann Mithoefer, B.S.N.

    Location: Charleston, South Carolina, USA

    Have You Served in the U.S. Military, or with a Police or Fire Department, and Have Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

    We are seeking men and women, at least 18 years old, diagnosed with PTSD from experiences that occurred while serving in the military, as a firefighter or police officer. You must be in good physical health, with blood pressure that is normal or kept normal by taking medication.

    We're conducting a research study of an investigational drug used in combination with psychotherapy. The study takes place in Charleston, South Carolina. For participants from out of town, all travel expenses, food and lodging will be paid for.

    For more information, please call (843) 849-6899.

MDMA-Assisted Therapy for Social Anxiety in Autistic Adults (Los Angeles, Calif.) MDMA-Assisted Therapy for Social Anxiety in Autistic Adults (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Do You Have Social Anxiety or Social Phobia?

    We are seeking men and women on the autism spectrum with social anxiety who are at least 21 years old. You must be in good physical health, with blood pressure that is normal.

    We are conducting a research study of an experimental drug used in combination with therapy. The study takes place in the Los Angeles area and requires about 15 visits to the study location over several months.

    For more information, please call (310) 222-1664 or visit mdma-autism.org.