11 a.m.-12 p.m., May 12
Join UCI’s Director for the Study of Cannabis, Daniele Piomelli, in a Zoom moderated discussion about the state of cannabis research across the Americas. Cannabis researchers from Peru, Uruguay, Mexico and Canada will highlight current research trends and discuss the social and legal challenges that face cannabis research in the Americas today.
Moderator – Daniele Piomelli, UCI Distinguished Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology School of Medicine & Director, Center for the Study of Cannabis
- Cecilia Scorza, Director of the Institute for Biological Research Clemente Estable, Uruguay
- Didier Jutras-Aswad, Chief of Staff, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Canada
- Raquel Peyraube, Academic Director of the Diploma of Endo-cannabinology, National Autonomic University of Mexico, Mexico
- Silvia Pessah-Eljay, Former Minister of Health of Peru and International Public Health Advisor, Peru
Welcome and Closing – Victoria Jones, UCI Chief Global Affairs Officer