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Drug Discovery | Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences present

2nd Annual Update on Medical Cannabis

Friday, September 27th, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Friday, September 27th, 2019

7:30 A.M.     Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 A.M.     Welcome and Introductions
                        Dr. Christopher G. Pelic, MD/Dr. Robert Malcolm

8:05 A.M.     *Marijuana: Botanical, Chemical and Product Development Overview
                        Dr. Mahmoud A. ElSohly, Ph.D.

9:05 A.M.     Regulation of inflammation by Cannabinoids 
                        Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti, PhD

10:05 A.M. Break

10:15 A.M.     Cannabis and Psychiatry: Current Evidence and Future Potential
                        Dr. Ethan Russo

11:15 A.M.     State of MIND: Research Highlights from the Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery

                        Dr. Staci Gruber, MIND

12:15 P.M. Lunch

1:10 P.M.     Introduction to Clinical and Regulatory Panel

                        Delaney Mason and Alan Castro

1:15 P.M. (Choose a panel discussion to attend)

   *Regulatory Panel:                            Clinical Breakout Sessions:        
         a. Alice Mead                                       Breakout Session One
         b. Dr. Mahmoud Elsohly, Ph.D.           Medical Cannabis for Children
         c. Garnett Meador, Esq                       Bonni Goldstein, MD
         d. Jonathan Havens, Esq                
                                                                     Breakout Session Two
                                                                     Understanding and Addressing 
                                                                     Youth Cannabis Use
                                                                     Kevin Gray, MD 

                                                                     Breakout Session Three
                                                                     Cannabis Conundrums  
                                                                     Jeffrey Block, MD      

3:15 P.M. Break

3:25 P.M.      Introduction to Legal/Legislative Panel and Research Panel
                        Delaney Mason and Alan Castro

3:30 P.M. (Choose a panel discussion to attend)

    Legal/Legislative Panel:                    Research Panel
         a. Senator Tom Davis                         a. Dr. Jonathan Halford, MD
         b. Patrick McLaughlin, Esq.                b. Dr. Emma Grace Carter, MD 
         c. Mark Mason, Esq. Mason Law       c. Dr. Ethan Russo, MD 
         d. Ruth A. Rauls                                 d. Prakash Nagarkatti, PhD

5:30 P.M.     Closing Remarks

                        Dr. Christopher G. Pelic, MD

*These talks will not be CME Accredited, however up to 7 hours of CME credit can be obtained for the entire conference