Cannabis Research Summit Educates Science Community Online Wednesday, April 22
PRINCETON, N.J., April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The online Global Cannabis Research Summit co-produced by PlanetConnect on Wednesday, April 22, gathers scientists, clinicians and industry professionals for a day of free web-based presentations. Register at https://www.cannabisresearchsummit.com/
“The online Global Cannabis Research Summit is all about cannabis research for the serious science community – wherever they are,” said event chair Keith Bisogno. Adding, “We’re streaming hours of fresh content with top speakers with free registration for this web-only event on April 22.”
Bisogno noted that featured speaker Dr Sue Sisley, Lead Investigator at the Scottsdale Research Institute, will be presenting an update on “New Rules for US-based Cannabis Research,” explaining current court challenges and grassroots initiatives aimed at forcing regulators to reduce red tape and restrictions holding science back.
“Few people have worked so tirelessly for as long as Sue Sisley,” he said. Describing her as “a stalwart for cannabis research advocacy, successfully petitioning the Drug Enforcement Administration, engaging the Food and Drug Administration and building grassroots coalitions to remove long-standing barriers to researchers.”
Legal associates Shane Pennington and Matt Zorn from the law firm Yetter Coleman will join Dr Sisley online for the “New Rules for US-based Cannabis Research” presentation kicking off Section II webcast at 2:00 PM eastern Wednesday, April 22.
Register for the online conference and to be entered to win a Free VIP Pass to the live Global Cannabis Research Summit on August 12 in Princeton, NJ. https://www.cannabisresearchsummit.com/
About PlanetConnect The Global Cannabis Research Summit is produced in association with PlanetConnect, a certified woman-owned conference producer and event production company with more than 25 Years experience running scientific symposia for pharmaceutical, research, IT and manufacturing organizations. With decades of experience providing cost-effective, creative solutions, PlanetConnect enables companies to focus on making meaningful connections—not just meetings.
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The Global Cannabis Research Summit Gathers Science Community April 22, 2020 at the New Jersey Hospital Association Conference Center in Princeton, NJ
(PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY) January 21, 2020 – Registration is open for the Global Cannabis Research Summit on April 22, 2020 at the New Jersey Hospital Association Conference Center in Princeton, NJ. at cannabisresearchsummit.com. This one-day event invites research and industry professionals interested in advancing endocannabinoid discovery and hearing leading experts present on the expanding cannabis research landscape and explain how cannabis-derived FDA-approved drugs like Epidiolex work.
“The Global Cannabis Research Summit is a one-day boot camp to gain a baseline technical introduction to the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids, and expanding areas of investigation,” said Event Chair Keith Bisogno. “With cannabis-related research and trials expected to soar globally in the coming years, the science community is looking to learn, network, explore new career paths and find research funding sources,” he said.
The Global Cannabis Research Summit will feature presenters from Europe, Canada, South America and the US, including Keynote presenter Emmanuel Onaivi, Professor of Biology at William Paterson University. Dr. Onaivi will present his pioneering research on cannabis, its constituent cannabinoids, and the natural cannabis-like compounds produced by the human body known as endocannabinoids. A Fulbright scholar and Guest Scientist at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Dr. Onaivi has authored and co-authored books and papers involving cannabis science and the molecular biology of drug abuse.
A complete speaker line up can be accessed at http://cannabisresearchsummit.com/#/speakers
Bisogno added, “To date much of the recent scientific progress involving endocannabinoid discovery and cannabinoid insight has been accomplished outside the US and in countries like Canada, Israel, Spain, Germany and Denmark. However, as cannabis legalization accelerates across the United States, cannabis research registrations are increasing – up 40 percent since 2017 in the US.”
Ronnye Schreiber, CEO of PlanetConnect, said, “With more companies and universities exploring cannabis for therapeutic applications and wellness products, we expect to attract a diverse and technically-oriented audience, including scientists, clinicians and professionals from across a range of industries”
PlanetConnect is a certified woman-owned conference producer and event production company with more than 25 Years experience running scientific symposia for pharmaceutical, research, IT and manufacturing organizations.