Cannabis – Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Clinical Evidence, Scientific Symposium, University of Vienna, Austria, November 15, 2018

Cannabis – Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Clinical Evidence

Scientific Symposium
University of Vienna, Austria, November 15, 2018


Organized by
Herbal Medicinal Products Platform Austria (HMPPA)
Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA)

Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids, 2018, 1, 130–134

Published online: November 9, 2018
DOI: 10.1159/000494812

Breeding and Agronomical Techniques to Produce Medicinal Cannabis
Gianpaolo Grassi
CREA-CI, Research Centre for Cereal and Industrial Crops, Branch
Station of Rovigo, Italy

Cannabis Beyond the “Big Two” (THC and CBD)”: The Biological Potential of Minor Cannabinoids and of Non-Cannabinoid Constituents of Cannabis
Giovanni Appendino1, Eduardo Muñoz2
1Dipartimento di Scienze del Farmaco, Largo Donegani 2, 28100
Novara, Italy; 2Maimonides Biomedical Research Institute of
Córdoba. Avda Menendez Pidal s/n, 14004 Cordoba, Spain

“Cannabis Based Products: Analytical and Product Development Approaches”
Mahmoud A. ElSohly
Research Professor and Professor of Pharmaceutics and Drug
Delivery, National Center for Natural Products Research, School
of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi

Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System – A Molecular Love Story
Jürg Gertsch
Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, NCCR
TransCure, University of Bern, Switzerland

GPR55: A Cannabinoid Sensitive Receptor that Promotes Inflammation and Cancer of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Rudolf Schicho
Otto-Loewi-Forschungszentrum, Lehrstuhl für Pharmakologie,
Medizinische Universität Graz, Universitätsplatz 4, 8010 Graz

Medical Use of Cannabis: Potential and Risks
Michael Schäfer
Klinik für Anaesthesiologie mit S. op. Intensivmedizin, Charité-
Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin

Cannabidiol, a Broad-Spectrum Therapeutic Cannabinoid: Emphasis on it’s Neuroprotective Properties
Javier Fernández-Ruiz1–3
1 Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Neuroquímica,
Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular,
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense,
28040-Madrid, Spain; 2 Centro de Investigación Biomédica
en Red de Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas (CIBERNED);
3 Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria (IRYCIS)

Medicinal Cannabis – Hope or Dope?
Hans G. Kress
Head of Department for Special Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine,
Medical University / AKH Vienna, Austria
Cannabis versus synthetic or cannabis-based
pharmaceutical cannabinoids