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April 25-26, 2013BioPharmaceutical Technology Center5445 East Cheryl ParkwayFitchburg/Madison, WI 53711Coordinated by Promega Corporation and the BTC Institute, the 2013 Bioethics Forum offers two days of thoughtful information-sharing and discussion. Continuing with the theme of human consciousness, our topic this year is: Creative Insight: Further Studies...

April 2013 promises to be a great opportunity to participate in a conference on the current state of psychedelic research! Psychedelic Science 2013 is being jointly sponsored by the Heffter Research Institute, the Beckley Foundation, MAPS, and the Council on Spiritual Practices. A number of...

The Journal of Psychopharmacology has published a meta-analysis of six trial studies from the 1960’s concerning LSD therapy and its potential in treating alcoholism. The conclusions: “significant beneficial results” in treating alcohol abuse, or as noted expert Professor David Nutt states, “This is probably as...

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: https://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....

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...