HEFFTER BLOG

The Bioethics Forum will be held in Madison, Wisconsin at the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center on April 26-27, 2012. It is a rare experience to hear the depth of knowledge and experience  each presenter brings to the chosen topic. As always, the speakers are leading experts in their fields...

Dr. Stephen Ross’ Grand Rounds lecture at New York University is available for viewing at the following link: http://www.veomed.com/va011969592012 The one hour lecture presents the multitude of issues concerning the dying process and death. He deals with the physical, mental and spiritual dilemmas faced by patients and the inherent difficulties that...

Brazil’s, CIENCIA  (SCIENCE) has again profiled the Heffter Research Institute, this time focusing on President, and co-founder, Dr. Dave Nichols. The article written by Dr. Cibele Ruas reports on  Dr. Nichols extensive research on psycho-active substances. The article can be viewed at the following link.eci1909p0016...

Dr. Cibele Ruas,  in the January 6, 2012 issue of Brazil’s, CIENCIA (SCIENCE), writes on Dr. Roland Griffiths ground-breaking studies on the long lasting positive affects of psilocybin on personality. She also addresses Dr. Griffiths current study with psilocybin on the treatment of anxiety and depression in terminal...

The Los Angeles Times on November 29, 2011 featured a very positive survey article on the status of hallucinogenic research and the changing  perceptions concerning these compounds in the medical community.  As the Times states, “Hallucinogens and other street drugs are increasingly being studied for legitimate therapeutic...

The Heffter Research Institute is honored to present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Stanislav Grof. The award was presented to Dr. Grof at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in Joshua Tree, California on September 23, 2011 by Heffter Board Member, Dr. Charles Grob. Dr. Grof is one of...

Germany’s public radio and television broadcaster ARD has just presented a half hour program on hallucinogens. DIE WIEDERKEHR DER MAGISCHEN PILZE HALLUZINOGENE IN DER PSYCHOTHERAPIE THE RETURN OF MAGIC MUSHROOMS   HALLUCINOGENS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY The program is present by Arndt Reuning. Featured in the program is Heffter board member Dr. Charles Grob’s ground...

Lame puns aside  Alexander Zaitchik extensive article on psychedelics in SALON is a fine overview concerning their history and present medical status. Prominently featured are Heffter researchers, Dr. Stephen Ross, Dr. Roland Griffiths and Dr. Charles Grob.  ...