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Dr Ethan Russo Presents: Cannabis Therapeutics & an Introduction to the ECS

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Otago University, Hunter Centre

Frederick Street

G30A/B

Dunedin, OTA 9016

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Considered the ‘father’ of medicinal cannabis research, Dr Ethan Russo will be in NZ for four days only, to lecture on medicinal cannabis.

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Hosted by the University of Otago, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, join world-renowned Medical Cannabis researcher and Neurologist Dr Ethan Russo, for a crash course introduction into the world of Medical Cannabis.

Dr Russo will explains the essential functions of the Endocannabinoid System in humans and what this means for various medical conditions.

This event is open to the public however, bookings are essential and spaces are limited, secure your spot now so you don’t miss out!

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About Dr Ethan Russo:

Dr Russo is a past President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and a former Chairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines.

He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Botanical Council and has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana, in Medicine at the University of Washington, and as a visiting professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harvard University, and Johns Hopkins University.

He is author of the Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs, Co-Editor of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Potential, and was the founding editor of the Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics - selections of which were published as books; Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS, Women and Cannabis: Medicine, Science and Sociology, Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription, and the Handbook of Cannabis Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside.

He has also published numerous book chapters, and over fifty articles in neurology, pain management, cannabis, and ethnobotany. His research interests have included correlations of historical uses of cannabis to modern pharmacological mechanisms, phytopharmaceutical treatment of migraine and chronic pain, herbal synergy and phytocannabinoid/terpenoid, serotonergic and vanilloid interactions.

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Dunedin, OTA 9016

New Zealand

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