Browse highlights from Cannabinoid Education 360’s symposia at international and national congresses. These cover a range of topics in cannabinoid science, from basic scientific principles, to the relevance of cannabinoids to clinical practice, to understanding the importance of high-quality evidence.
Brain Innovation Days, 12–13 October 2021
This interactive breakout session entitled ‘Cannabis and the Brain’ involved a series of engaging presentations, panel discussions and an audience Q&A about cannabinoids and the brain, as well as the different cannabis-based products that exist. The Chair, Dr Chandni Hindocha from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, was joined by neurologist Professor Eugen Trinka from the University Hospital for the Paracelsus Medical University and cannabinoid psychopharmacologist Dr Amir Englund from King’s College London.
XXV World Congress of Neurology (WCN), 3–7 October 2021
This virtual ‘Meet the Expert’ session was hosted by Professor Eugen Trinka (Chair of the Department of Neurology at Christian-Doppler-Klinik, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg) and Professor Alessia Ligresti (Research Associate Professor at the Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry of the National Research Council of Italy). During this session, a fascinating presentation on the different types of cannabis-based products and cannabinoid pharmacology helped to unlock the science and potential of cannabinoids. An article summarising the presentation is available in The Pharmaceutical Journal.
Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), 19–22 June 2021
Cannabinoid Education 360 hosted three expert-led symposia at the virtual 7th Congress of EAN. These included an engaging conversation on the role of evidence in medicine, a fascinating discussion between a neurologist and a psychopharmacologist that tackled key questions on cannabinoids, and an insight into the science of cannabinoids in which the audience tested their own knowledge! This congress was intended for a European neurologist audience and a summary report of the three EAN sessions is available on Neurology Academy.