Anthony P. Bossis, Ph.D. was director of palliative care research, co-principal investigator, session guide, and co-author on the 2016 psilocybin NYU cancer-anxiety clinical trial and publication. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and lead investigator for a clinical trial evaluating psilocybin-generated mystical experience upon religious leaders. Dr. Bossis is a training supervisor of psychotherapy and the co-founder and former co-director of the Palliative Care Service at NYU-Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Bossis is an advisor and teacher for the Art of Dying Institute in NYC and for The Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. He has a long-standing interest in comparative religion, consciousness research, and the interface of psychology and spirituality. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in NYC.