Agenda For The Eleventh National Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics

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Friday, May 19, 2017

0730 Registration and Continental Breakfast

0800 Welcome – Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN (Patients Out of Time) and Donald Abrams, MD

0830 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: Report on the Report – Donald Abrams, MD

0900 Overview of the Endocannabinoid System – Daniele Piomelli, PhD, MD

O930 Protecting Patients from Stressors – Greg Gerdeman, PhD

1000 Break

1020 The Role of the Endocannabinoid System in Neuroprotection and Regeneration After TBI – Esther Shohami, PhD

1050 Endocannabinoids in the Aging Brain and in Neurodegenerative Diseases – Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD

1120 Cognitive Effects of Cannabis on Medical and Recreational Users – Kent Hutchison, PhD

1140 Cardiovascular and Metabolic Effects of Cannabis – Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH

1200 Lunch (Break out rooms for physicians and nurses for networking)

1330 The Center for Medical Cannabis Research – Past and Future – Igor Grant, MD, FRCP(C)

1400 Cannabis and Cancer Treatment – Sean McAllister, PhD

1420 Cannabis for Central Sensitivity Syndrome – Caroline MacCallum, MD, FRCPC (Internal Medicine), B Sc Pharm

1450 Got the Night Shift Again: The Potential for Cannabis – Ciara A. Torres, PhD

1510 Break

1530 Exploring Cannabis as a Treatment for PTSD in Military Veterans – Fabian Henry & Darryl Hudson, PhD

1610 Q & A with Friday faculty

1655 Day ends

Saturday, May 20, 2017

0730 Day Registration and Continental Breakfast

0800 Welcome

0820 Cannabis as a Harm Reduction Agent for the Opioid Epidemic – Dustin Sulak, DO

0850 Cannabis as a Substitute for Opiate and Non-opiate Pain-Based Medication – Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW

0910 Cannabis for Pain Management in Israel – Bareket Schiff-Keren, MD

0930 Federal Protocol for Cannabis as an Adjunct Pain Medication – Irv Rosenfeld

1050 Cannabis: Banned “Drug” or Medical Treatment for Sports Injuries? – Nate Jackson, Sue Sisley, MD, and Eben Britton

1010 Break

1030 Cannabis Use with Geriatric Patients – Eloise Theisen, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC

1050 Medical Cannabis: A Senior’s Perspective – Sue Taylor

1110 How Does Medical Cannabis Save Money in Medicare and Medicaid – W. David Bradford, PhD & Ashley Bradford

1130 Making Medical Cannabis Better and Safer – Ethan Russo, MD

1200 Lunch (Break out rooms for physicians and nurses for networking)

1330 Herbal Cannabis Products for Patients – Valerie Corral

1350 Cannabis in the Treatment of Seizure Disorders – Bonni Goldstein, MD & Amy Manzo

1430 What About the Children? – Tracy Ryan

1450 Break

1510 HIPAA and State Medical Marijuana Laws – Elizabeth Dost, RN

1530 Getting Past the Stigma and Unlearning the Marijuana Propaganda – David Hepburn, MD

1600 Q & A with Saturday faculty

1655 Day Ends

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