Nichols co-founded Heffter Research Institute, which provides funding for psychoactive substances research.
In 2011, Dr. Nichols certainly proud of receiving a "Profile in Badassery" by Purdue on SB Nation. Read the interview here.
Nichols left Purdue in 2013 after 40 years as a researcher and educator in West Lafayette. Nichols is enjoying semi-retirement as an adjunct professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, where he recently spoke to their student chapter of CPNP (College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists).
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