Alexander t shulgin (june 17, 1925–june 2, 2014), known to friends and admirers as “sasha”, was a biochemist and pharmacologist best known for his synthesis, creation, and personal bioassay of hundreds of novel psychoactive compounds sasha was born in berkeley, california he first began his study of organic. The great legend himself talks a little bit about the substance and his first time on it. The chemist who reinvented ecstasy as a party drug has died at the age of 88 from liver cancer. He mr alexander vasilievich shulgin, permanent representative of the russian federation to the opcw, presented his credentials to the director-general on 9 october 2015 categories: eastern europe, permanent representatives for further information, please contact opcw public affairs +31 (0) 70.
They came by the hundreds to berkeley this past weekend to pay their respects to the man they called sasha—the berkeley-bred chemist nicknamed the godfather of psychedelics alexander “sasha” shulgin, a controversial iconoclast who pioneered the use of psychedelics for self discovery and. Aims: alexander t shulgin is widely thought of as the 'father' of +/-3,4- methylenedioxymethamphetamine (mdma) this paper re-assesses his role in the modern history of this drug methods: we analysed systematically shulgin's original publications on mdma, his publications on the history of mdma and his laboratory. Alexander shulgin russia founder & ceo of gruppa kompaniy familia alexander is unique multi awarded russian siberian composer with more than fifty n1 hit songs, who successfully combines creative work with business he effectively manages gruppa kompaniy familia wwwfamiliaru, which specializes in. Alexander “sasha” shulgin, the pioneering pharmacologist who introduced mdma to psychologists in the 1970s, has died aged 88 after a battle with liver cancer shulgin was famed for having synthesized and tested over 200 psychedelic drugs he earned the title, the “godfather of ecstasy”, after.
Discover alexander shulgin famous and rare quotes share alexander shulgin quotations about drugs, feelings and universe i, as a responsible adult human being, will. Just after sunset on a cool california evening last fall, alexander shulgin prepared to test the effects of the cactus pachycereus pringlei on himself, his wife , and 10 other subjects the group, which included two chemists and an anthropologist, gathered in the living room of a redwood house deep in the. Alexander theodore sasha shulgin (june 17, 1925 – june 2, 2014) was an american medicinal chemist, biochemist, organic chemist, pharmacologist, psychopharmacologist, and author he is credited with introducing mdma ( ecstasy) to psychologists in the late 1970s for psychopharmaceutical use and for the discovery.
11 quotes from alexander shulgin: 'how long will this last, this delicious feeling of being alive, of having penetrated the veil which hides beauty and the wonders of celestial vistas it doesn't matter, as there can be nothing but gratitude for even a glimpse of what exists for those who can become open to it', 'use them with. I am rebel - national geographic executive producer, showrunner matt wolf pioneering chemist alexander shulgin created a backyard laboratory where he invented. Alexander “sasha” shulgin, a chemist and psychopharmacologist who introduced the world to the drug mdma — later called ecstasy — while creating hundreds of other psychedelic drugs that ultimately provoked a harsh government crackdown, died june 2 at his home in lafayette, calif he was 88.
Alexander shulgin, who has died aged 88, was an american chemist known as the “godfather of psychedelics” in his psychopharmacological studies shulgin used himself as a guinea pig to analyse human reactions to more than 200 psychoactive compounds his experiments most famously introduced.
Alexander sasha shulgin, who earned the nickname godfather of ecstasy for developing a new method of synthesis for mdma and introducing it to psychologists in the 1970s, died today from liver. Mr shulgin, a chemist who specialized in the creation of mind-altering substances, and who introduced the drug known as ecstasy for potential therapeutic use, died on monday.
Alexander shulgin and the author i love alexander shulgin i've loved him from the first moment i read about him he is my idol, my hero, my sun, my o2 i love each of the 978 pages of his phenethylamine magnum opus, pihkal ( phenethylamines i have known and loved), and every milligram of his. The alexander shulgin research institute has some exciting news that we'd like to share with you transform press, which was founded in 1991 by sasha and ann shulgin to publish their now cult classic pihkal, has officially become a separate sister organization transform press is planning to publish three new books in. Biochemist alexander shulgin accidentally discovered one of the most famous and infamous party drugs of the 1980s he synthesized a compound called mdma in 1976 in his backyard laboratory and, as was his tradition, tried it out on himself first awareness at 35 minutes, he wrote in his journal of the.