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Doctor Associated With Cult-Like New York Group NXIVM Loses License

The doctor's license was revoked for misconduct, including a "fright study" where Porter would show subjects disturbing videos while monitoring their brain activity

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    The New York state Health Department has revoked the medical license of a doctor who conducted unsanctioned research on people associated with a cult-like self-improvement group.

    The agency confirmed Thursday it had revoked the license of Dr. Brandon Porter for misconduct related to his work for Albany-based NXIVM. The work included a "fright study" where Porter would show subjects disturbing videos while monitoring their brain activity.

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    Porter's attorney, Michael Kelton, didn't immediately return a phone call seeking comment.