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University of California, Los Angeles

Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain - Igor Spigelman, PhD - UCLA Health Cannabis Research Initiative

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This course aims to educate learners about the use of synthetic non-psychoactive cannabinoids for chronic pain. The course covers topics such as targeting the peripheral endocannabinoid system, Indian series cannabinoids, allodynia, CNS side effects, oral cancer pain, and chemotherapy-induced neuropathy. The teaching method involves a series of talks from visiting speakers and UCLA faculty. This course is intended for individuals interested in the science of cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system, particularly those looking to contribute to cannabis research or establish a world-class cannabis research program.


Targeting the Peripheral endocannabinoid system
Indian Series Cannabinoids
CNS side effects
Oral cancer pain
Chemotherapyinduced neuropathy
Thank you
How can we accelerate cannabis research
History of Cannabis Research
Schedules of Drugs
archaic politics
research barriers
Example of Crowdsourcing
Funding for Cannabis Research
Private Philanthropy
Corporate philanthropy
Jefferson Center
University of Mississippi
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UCLA Health


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    Yatin Nachan
    Igor Spigelman's lecture on Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain at UCLA Health Cannabis Research Initiative was an absolute revelation! Dr. Spigelman's expertise and passion for the subject shone through every minute of the presentation, making it both en…
  • Ezzard C. Burdette Jr
    I am very thankful to have taken this very interesting course on cannabis. The information was very clear and concise on the subject that was very easy to understand. So, I really appreciate this course.
    Dr. Ezzard C. Burdette JR
  • Franz Homero Paganini Burini
    Very interesting and complete approach!!!
    Nowadays as Cannabinoid Medicina is increasing around the world, good sources of information are a must and this is one of them!
  • Jennafer Conley
    This cannabis course was a very interesting and informative. The topics are very easy to follow and the professors speak clearly. The audio is good also. The collaborators contributed a nice section each and included a short history of the research…

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