CMCR Symposium - October 18, 2019

The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) hosted a one-day symposium celebrating the pioneers and exploring the progress, promise, and challenges of medicinal cannabis research.

Sessions will include:

• Progress in Basic Science, Translational and Clinical Research

— The anti-inflammatory properties of cannabinoids

— The promise of cannabidiol

— The potential opioid-sparing effects of cannabinoids

— Pragmatics and Possibilities in Medicinal Cannabis Research

• Safeguarding, educating, and learning from cannabis use in the public sphere

• Achieving priorities in medicinal cannabis research

Honorees will include:

Raphael Mechoulam, PhD (Hebrew University) - recipient of the CMCR Pioneer in Medicinal Cannabis Research Award

Geoffrey Guy, PhD (GW Pharmaceuticals plc) - recipient of the CMCR Advancing Cannabinoid Therapeutics Award

Presenters will include:

Dominic Chiapperino (Center of Drug Evaluation and Research, US FDA), Ziva Cooper (UC Los Angeles), Robert Fitzgerald (UC San Diego), Igor Grant (UC San Diego), Steven Gust (National Institute on Drug Abuse), Aron Lichtman (Virginia Commonwealth University), Jennifer Manuzak (University of Miami), Tom Marcotte (UC San Diego), Alice Mead (Greenwich Biosciences), Fabricio Moreira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Daniele Piomelli (UC Irvine), Michelle Sexton (UC San Diego), Mark Wallace (UC San Diego), Karin Westlund-High (University of New Mexico)

Additional speakers and full agenda will be announced soon.


Where and When

UC San Diego's Atkinson Hall
San Diego, California
Friday, October 18, 2019

8:00am – 5:00pm

Breakfast at 7:30 am, lunch included

About the CMCR

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