Saturday, May 14, 2011

how psychedelics work in the brain

Dr. David Nichols from oliver hockenhull on Vimeo.

Dr.David Nichols, Purdue University, American pharmacologist and medicinal chemist.

Presently the Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology at Purdue University, Nichols has worked in the field of psychoactive drugs since 1969.

He is the founding president of the Heffter Research Institute, named after German chemist and pharmacologist Arthur Heffter, who first discovered that mescaline was the active component in the peyote cactus.