Medicinal Genomics and Dash Announce Full CannMed 2018 Schedule

The greatest minds in cannabis medicine, research, and technology are coming to UCLA this fall for CannMed 2018. Today, Medicinal Genomics (MGC) and DASH announced CannMed’s full lineup and schedule featuring 31 presentations and 6 expert panel discussions in cannabis research, medicine, and cultivation worldwide.  

Monday, October 22nd will be the pre-conference CME Workshop, where medical professionals can earn up to 8 continuing medical education credits.

Presentations begin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 8:00AM, with a keynote address from Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. Dr. Mechoulam is known as the “Father of Cannabinoid Research” for his discovery of THC and identification of the brain’s endocannabinoid system.

“Research and development are needed to drive forward access to safe cannabis that is administered properly through educated practitioners. I encourage you to attend CannMed 2018 as we have developed it for that very purpose.” – Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D.

The rest of the morning’s presentations will focus on the Endocannabinoid System and Using Cannabis to Treat Epilepsy, Autism, and Other Inflammatory Disorders and will include presentations by Dr. John Gaitanis (Tufts Medical Center), Dr. Bonni Goldstein (Canna-Centers), and Dr. Ethan Russo (International Cannabis & Cannabinoids Institute).  A panel of medical experts on Cannabis as a Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, led by Dr. Jeffrey Chen of UCLA will conclude the morning presentations.

Two afternoon tracks are scheduled. Track 1, Cannabis in Relation to Pain Relief and a Potential Alternative to Opioids, is launched by Dr. Staci Gruber (Harvard Medical School) and concludes with a panel discussion on Cannabis and Opioids, led by Dr. Dustin Sulak ( Track 2 examines Cannabis Genetics and Integrating Blockchain Technology into the Cannabis Industry, featuring Jonathan Page, Ph.D. (Anandia Labs) and Kevin McKernan (Medicinal Genomics). The day concludes with an opportunity to engage with a panel of cannabis industry influencers.

The Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 8:00AM morning session focuses on Cannabis Regulations in the United States and abroad with Dr. Michael Dor (Israel Ministry of Health) and a panel of notable regulatory leaders from state, national, and international levels, led by Catherine Jacobson (Tilray).

Cannabis Cultivation highlights the first Wednesday afternoon session with a presentation by Jeffrey Raber Ph.D. (The Werc Shop) and a panel of cultivation specialists led by Katya Boudko (Canopy Growth). CannMed 2018 finishes strong with a session focused on Treating Cancer Patients with Cannabis, featuring a presentation from David Meiri Ph.D. (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology) and an extended cancer-focused panel discussion led by Dr. Joe D. Goldstrich (Natural State Healthcare).

View the full schedule 

We hope to see you this fall in LA for CannMed 2018! Use the button below to purchase your tickets today and ensure your spot at the event!

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