Current understanding of cannabinoids as antitumour agents, focusing on recent discoveries about their molecular mechanisms of action. Dr Velasco will discuss both his research and applying cannabis therapies to conventional treatments.
When we talk about cannabis, we mention doctors, researchers, patients, and budtenders. Yet, it's pharmacists who routinely top lists of America's Most Trusted Health Professionals. Joseph Friedman, R.Ph, discusses the pharmacist's role in the field of Medical Marijuana, and shows us How They Do It in Illinois.
In the 1960's, a young researcher in Israel named Raphael Mechoulam isolated THC tetrahydrocannabinol from cannabis and explained the mechanism of activity - and psychoactivity - of the plant. A lifetime of achievements in science followed. Who better to lead us into the future of cannabinoid science than Mechoulam himself? Now in his late 80's, the tireless Professor speaks to us live, via Skype.
University of Colorado alumnus Reuven Or MD, PhD returns to our beloved Rocky Mountains to share his work with us. Dr Or's team at Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel has lead the world in new therapy models for improving bone marrow transplantation outcomes. The role of cannabis in the immune system, and how that applies to transplant therapies is a session not to be missed.