The Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, co-sponsored by the School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco; the Rhode Island State Nurses Association and Patients Out of Time will be held on April 15 - 17, 2010 at the Crowne Plaze Hotel in Warwick, RI.
Continuing education credits will be available through the University of California's Office of Continuing Medical Education.
Nursing contact hours have been applied for through the Rhode Island State Nurses Association and are pending approval.
Agenda - Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics
Thursday April 15, 2010
7pm Reception & Exhibits
Friday, April 16, 2010
7:30 - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - Al Byrne - Welcome/Opening Remarks – Donald Abrams, MD (UCSF), Jesse Stout (RIPAC) and Donna Policastro, RN (RISNA)
8:30 - Raphael Mechoulam, PhD – Cannabis:Opening New Vistas in Both Therapy and Chemical Biology
9:10 - John McPartland, DO – A Molecular View of the Synergistic Shotgun
9:35 - Robert Melamede PhD– Endogenous Cannabinoid System Review
10:20 - Gregory L. Gerdeman, PhD – Cannabinoids and the Neurobiology of Reward, Habit Formation and Addiction
10:45 - Andrea Hohmann, PhD – Endocannabinoid System & Neuropathic Pain
11:10 - Heather Bradshaw, PhD – The Endogenous Cannabinoid System and Reproductive Pain