HEFFTER BLOG

A new documentary titled Dying to Know chronicles the friendship of two twentieth century icons, Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert, aka Ram Dass. Their research at Harvard fifty years ago inspired the psychedelic movement of the 1960s. Producer/Director Gay Dillingham worked with Heffter on a...

The Heffter Research Institute is sponsoring another study on psilocybin and mystical experience. Researchers Stephen Ross and Anthony Bossis at the New York University School of Medicine are studying the effects of psilocybin on individuals who lead religious congregations or spiritual communities. The link below is...

The Heffter Research Institute is proud to sponsor this year’s International Forum on Consciousness (formerly the BioEthics Forum) held May 7th and 8th on the Madison, WI, campus of the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center. We’ll see you there!Coordinated by Promega Corporation and the BTC Institute, the...

The Purdue Exponent, the daily student newspaper of Purdue University, has a feature article on the work of David Nichols, the co-founder and President of the Heffter Research Institute. Staff writer Danielle Wilkinson covers Dr. Nichols’ research on the psychedelic chemicals MDMA (“Ecstasy”) and LSD. “’We...