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2014 Conference Agenda

Tentative Schedule

Friday, May 9, 2014

8:00 – 8:30 Opening Remarks – Al Byrne & Donald Abrams
8:30 – 8:40 Repression of Scientific Knowledge – David Allen, MD
8:40 – 9:00 Educational Needs of Health Care Professionals – Mark Ware, MD
9:00 – 9:40 Cannabis as an Adaptogenic Herb – Michelle Sexton, ND
9:40 – 10:00 Cannabis Cultivation for Regulated Systems – Todd Dalotto

10:00 – 10:20 Break

10:20 – 10:50 History of Cannabinoid Receptors: Targets of Interest to the Pharmaceutical Industry – Allyn Howlett, PhD
10:50 – 11:20 Enndocannabinoids and Mood Disorders – Cecilia Hillard, PhD
11:20 – 11:40 New Target Receptors for Cannabinoids GPR55 and GPR18 – Mary Abood, PhD
11:40 – 12:00 Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and the Brain-Bone Connection – Jahan Marcu, PhD

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (With speaker from the Oregon Health Authority, Thomas A. Burns)

1:30 – 2:00 Cannabis, the ECS and Alzheimer’s Disease – Julian Romero, PhD
2:00 – 2:30 Cannabis in the Management of Neuromuscular Diseases – Greg Carter, MD
2:30 – 2:50 Hepatitis C and Cannabis; an Overview – Diana Sylvestre, MD
2:50 – 3:10 Break
3:10 – 3:35 CBD and THC for Cancer – Targeting Cancer with Cannabinoids – Sean McAllister, PhD
3:35 – 4:00 Clinical Applications of Cannabis in Cancer Patients – Donald Abrams, MD
4:00 – 4:30 Q & A – All Friday’s Speakers
4:30 Day end

6:30 Patients Out of Time Benefit DinnerRegister


Saturday, May 10, 2014

8:00 – 8:20 Welcoming Remarks
8:20 – 8:40 The Use of Cannabinoids for Mid Life Crisis – Henry Lowe, PhD
8:40 – 9:00 Cannabinoids: Tackling the Cardiovascular Problems – Reem Smoum, PhD
9:00 – 9:20 Addiction: The Dark Side of Cannabinoids – Jennifer Wiley, PhD
9:20 – 9:40 The Endocannabinoid System, Cannabis and Pain – Perry Fine, MD
9:40 – 10:00 The Art of Cannabinoid Medicine: Clinical Approaches to Maximize Benefit and Minimize Harm – Dustin Sulak, MD

10:00 – 10:20 Break

10:20 – 10:40 Cannabis Use in a Nursing Home Setting – Zach Klein, MSc candidate
10:40 – 11:00 Creating Cannabis Policies in Extended Care Facilities/Use of Cannabis in the Elderly – Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD
11:00 – 11:20 Cannabis Therapeutics in Hospice and Palliative Medicine – Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD
11:20 – 11:40 Death for Breakfast – Valerie Corral
11:40 – 12:00 What’s in Your Medicine?  CBD, Terpenes, and Other Ingredients in Medical Cannabis – Dale Gieringer, PhD

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (With speaker Dorothy Bray, PhD — What is the Clinical Evidence that Cannabinoids are Effective?)

1:30 – 1:50 Complex Conditions and Cannabis: Individualized Treatment Yields Promising Results – Mara Gordon
1:50 – 2:10 Is Your Patient Impaired on Cannabis? – Paul Armantano
2:10 – 2:30 The Importance of Education for the Patients – Jennifer Roch
2:30 – 2:50 Stigma and Patient Experiences – Michelle Newhart, PhD
2:50 – 3:10 Patient panel – Jim Greig, Debbie Wilson
3:10 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:00 Empowering Healthcare Providers to Protect and Guide Patient Access to Herbal Cannabis – Alan Silber (moderator), Michael Cutler & Connie Elkins McKelvey (invited)
4:00 – 4:30 Q & A – All Saturday Faculty
4:30 Day ends

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