HEFFTER BLOG

An article in the New York Times “Fashion and Style” section covers the current popularity of the psychedelic beverage ayahuasca. The article features quotes from Heffter board member Charles Grob.“‘It”s a fascinating compound with a great deal to be learned from its effects,’ said Dr....

The Purdue University independent daily student newspaper, The Exponent, has a featured article about Heffter’s President and co-founder Dr. David Nichols.AP photoby Reed Sellers“A former Purdue professor is making major headway in a revolutionary method of treatment for psychiatric disorders by facilitating controlled psychedelic trips.“Adjunct...

We’re saddened to note the passing of Dr. Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, an important pioneer of psychedelic chemistry. In addition to a long and remarkably productive career as a chemist, Dr. Shulgin authored a number of influential books including two scientific autobiographies, PIHKAL: A Chemical Love...

Southern California Public Radio station KPCC has an excellent four-part series on the current state of psychedelic research. The series, reported by Health Care Correspondent Stephanie O’Neill, features interviews with Heffter board members George Greer, Charles Grob, and Stephen Ross.“Research into the therapeutic potential of...

A New York University research team is using hallucinogenic experiences to help patients come to terms with their mortality.by Roc Morin“‘Some of the things I’m about to say might not make sense,’ began O.M., a 22-year-old cancer survivor. He had the far-off look in his...

At the Psychedelic Science 2013 conference held in Oakland, CA in April 2013, Heffter founder Dave Nichols and Heffter Zurich researcher Franz Vollenweider presented this in-depth workshop focusing on the latest advances in scientific understanding of how psychedelic compounds affect the brain. Dave starts the workshop...