The Spring, 2010 issue of NYU Physician published the history of the Heffter-supported study at NYU and a subject’s recounting of how he “experienced a sense of transformation in his ability to feel supported and loved” with psilocybin treatment. Afterwords, he said, “This has helped me resolve past issues about my parents and siblings. Now, I can die unburdened by the angst of my childhood.” Read the NYU Physician story here…  
In April, 2010, both ABC News and the Associated Press published reports about cancer patient Nicky Edlich’s story of her “revelatory” psilocybin treatment at the Heffter-supported project at New York University, led by Dr. Stephen Ross, MD. Read the ABC News story here… Read the AP story here…  
On April 21, 2010, CNN’s Campbell Brown interviewed Heffter-supported researcher Dr. Stephen Ross and CNN medical advisor Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the benefits of psilocybin research. Watch the video here…

ROLAND GRIFFITHS AT TEDX 2009

Posted on May 9, 2010
At TEDx MidAtlantic in November 2009, Dr. Roland Griffiths, a member of Heffter Research Institute’s Board of Directors, showcased the results of his astonishing study: “Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance.” Watch the video here… Read the full text PDF of the study here…  
On April 11, 2010, The New York Times published this article about Dr. Clark Martin, a retired clinical psychologist from Vancouver, WA, whose cancer-related depression was relieved during Heffter-supported research.Heffter Board member, Dr. Roland Griffiths, leads this Johns Hopkins-based study concerning the effects of psilocybin on the psychological distress of patients who have been diagnosed with potentially life-threatening cancer. Read the NYT article here… photo credit: Alan S. Weiner