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Ruba Sajdeya, MD awarded the 2021 AHSR Early Career Investigator Award

Ruba Sajdeya, MD awarded the 2021 AHSR Early Career Investigator Award Ruba Sajdeya, MDConsortium Graduate Student Ruba Sajdeya, MD, a research assistant in the Consortium and graduate student received the 2021 Addiction Health Services Research Conference (AHSR) Early Career Investigator Award for her abstract poster submission, “Free-text searching algorithms to…

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Review of Cannabis Pharmacology, Uses, Adverse Drug Events, and Drug Interactions

Review of Cannabis Pharmacology, Uses, Adverse Drug Events, and Drug Interactions In a recent review led by Joshua Brown, PharmD, PhD, researchers at the University of Florida describe the current environment for natural and synthetic cannabinoid use.  Published in The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, the review provides context for the chemistry…

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Consortium Members present at the Research Society on Marijuana

Consortium Members present at the Research Society on Marijuana Consortium members presented their research at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RsMJ) on July 23, 2021. The Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) is a network of scientists with the goal to promote understanding through research of the consequences…

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What about a Standardized Cannabis Unit?

What about a Standardized Cannabis Unit? One of the largest challenges for cannabis research is the standardization of cannabis dose. In this article of Evidence in Context: Much Ado about Dosing, the Consortium assesses the needs and challenges of defining a standardized cannabis unit. Needs and barriers for the implementation…

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Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference (CCORC) 2021 attracts more than 225 participants across the world

Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference (CCORC) 2021 attracts more than 225 participants across the world On Thursday, April 8th and Friday, April 9th, 2021, the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research hosted its inaugural research conference, Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference (CCORC). In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

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3-7% of Pregnant Women in the USA Report Using MMJ During Pregnancy

3-7% of Pregnant Women in the USA Report Using MMJ During Pregnancy Since the early 2000s, cannabis use during pregnancy has doubled. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found that 3-7% of pregnant women in the USA reported medical marijuana use during pregnancy, specifically for nausea and vomiting…

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Mask Up for the Health of It: Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair

Mask Up for the Health of It: Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair On Saturday, April 10, 2021, the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research Consortium attended the 4th Annual Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair hosted at the University of Florida HealthStreet. Open to Gainesville and Alachua County communities, the…

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Evidence from Randomized Controlled Trials: Proceed with Caution

Evidence on Medical Marijuana Safety and Effectiveness: Read with Caution The Consortium leads for evidence and for MEMORY, Dr. Amie Goodin and Dr. Joshua Brown, published a commentary on the rigor of studies evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana in the Consortium’s Evidence in Context Series: High Risk…

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Consortium Launches “Evidence in Context” Commentary Series

Consortium Launches “Evidence in Context” Commentary Series Joshua Brown, PharmD, PhD, MSConsortium Faculty Lead – MEMORY Amie Goodin, PhD, MPPConsortium Faculty Lead – Evidence Evidence for medical cannabis and cannabinoids continues to evolve rapidly while researchers, healthcare providers, and patient communities remain in need of clear translation of study findings…

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Cancer Educational Wellness Series

As part of the UF Health Palliative Care’s Cancer Educational Wellness Series, Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director, presented “Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Cancer and Cancer-Related Symptoms” on July 22nd.

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EyeOpener Discovery Breakfast

On March 11th, 2020, Dr. Almut Winterstein, Consortium Director; Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director; and Dr. Amie Goodin, Consortium Faculty Lead – Research Strategy, presented at the University of Florida EyeOpener Discovery Breakfast.

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Research and Medical Cannabinoids CME

As part of the outreach activities of the Consortium, Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director, and Dr. Yan Wang, Consortium Faculty Lead – Clinical Core, presented at the Research and Medical Cannabinoids CME in Ocala on February 29th, 2020.

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Ruba Sajdeya, MD awarded the 2021 AHSR Early Career Investigator Award

Ruba Sajdeya, MD awarded the 2021 AHSR Early Career Investigator Award Ruba Sajdeya, MDConsortium Graduate Student Ruba Sajdeya, MD, a research assistant in the Consortium and graduate student received the 2021 Addiction Health Services Research Conference (AHSR) Early Career Investigator Award for her abstract poster submission, “Free-text searching algorithms to…

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Review of Cannabis Pharmacology, Uses, Adverse Drug Events, and Drug Interactions

Review of Cannabis Pharmacology, Uses, Adverse Drug Events, and Drug Interactions In a recent review led by Joshua Brown, PharmD, PhD, researchers at the University of Florida describe the current environment for natural and synthetic cannabinoid use.  Published in The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, the review provides context for the chemistry…

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Consortium Members present at the Research Society on Marijuana

Consortium Members present at the Research Society on Marijuana Consortium members presented their research at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RsMJ) on July 23, 2021. The Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) is a network of scientists with the goal to promote understanding through research of the consequences…

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What about a Standardized Cannabis Unit?

What about a Standardized Cannabis Unit? One of the largest challenges for cannabis research is the standardization of cannabis dose. In this article of Evidence in Context: Much Ado about Dosing, the Consortium assesses the needs and challenges of defining a standardized cannabis unit. Needs and barriers for the implementation…

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Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference (CCORC) 2021 attracts more than 225 participants across the world

Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference (CCORC) 2021 attracts more than 225 participants across the world On Thursday, April 8th and Friday, April 9th, 2021, the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research hosted its inaugural research conference, Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference (CCORC). In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

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3-7% of Pregnant Women in the USA Report Using MMJ During Pregnancy

3-7% of Pregnant Women in the USA Report Using MMJ During Pregnancy Since the early 2000s, cannabis use during pregnancy has doubled. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found that 3-7% of pregnant women in the USA reported medical marijuana use during pregnancy, specifically for nausea and vomiting…

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Mask Up for the Health of It: Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair

Mask Up for the Health of It: Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair On Saturday, April 10, 2021, the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research Consortium attended the 4th Annual Gainesville Health & Wellness Fair hosted at the University of Florida HealthStreet. Open to Gainesville and Alachua County communities, the…

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Evidence from Randomized Controlled Trials: Proceed with Caution

Evidence on Medical Marijuana Safety and Effectiveness: Read with Caution The Consortium leads for evidence and for MEMORY, Dr. Amie Goodin and Dr. Joshua Brown, published a commentary on the rigor of studies evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana in the Consortium’s Evidence in Context Series: High Risk…

Read story

Consortium Launches “Evidence in Context” Commentary Series

Consortium Launches “Evidence in Context” Commentary Series Joshua Brown, PharmD, PhD, MSConsortium Faculty Lead – MEMORY Amie Goodin, PhD, MPPConsortium Faculty Lead – Evidence Evidence for medical cannabis and cannabinoids continues to evolve rapidly while researchers, healthcare providers, and patient communities remain in need of clear translation of study findings…

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Cancer Educational Wellness Series

As part of the UF Health Palliative Care’s Cancer Educational Wellness Series, Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director, presented “Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Cancer and Cancer-Related Symptoms” on July 22nd.

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EyeOpener Discovery Breakfast

On March 11th, 2020, Dr. Almut Winterstein, Consortium Director; Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director; and Dr. Amie Goodin, Consortium Faculty Lead – Research Strategy, presented at the University of Florida EyeOpener Discovery Breakfast.

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Research and Medical Cannabinoids CME

As part of the outreach activities of the Consortium, Dr. Robert L. Cook, Consortium Associate Director, and Dr. Yan Wang, Consortium Faculty Lead – Clinical Core, presented at the Research and Medical Cannabinoids CME in Ocala on February 29th, 2020.

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