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 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.  ...

Heffter board member, Dr. Stephen Ross, has written a profoundly accessible article on the somber topic of dying. Dr. Ross addresses the medical communities’ odd reluctance  in dealing with death and the distress this further inflicts on patients. He discusses “bad death” and “good death” in...