Cassie Moore, Ph.D

Preclinical Assessment of Cannabinoid-Based Medications for Treatment of Multidimensional Opiod Withdrawal

January 2024

Cassie Moore, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Behavioral Biology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research uses animal models to explore the balance between potential benefits and consequences of cannabinoid-based medications. Recent projects have been focused on the treatment of opioid withdrawal by cannabinoids and novel compounds targeting the endocannabinoid system. Other ongoing projects in the lab are assessing the effects of vaped or orally administered cannabinoids (e.g., Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD)) and terpenes (e.g., alpha-pinene, limonene) on behaviors including reward, attention, and anxiety-like behavior.

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Allyn C. Howlett, Ph.D

How the CB1 cannabinoid receptor communicates within the cell via associated proteins

April 11, 2024, 1 PM MST

Dr. Allyn C. Howlett is a Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Assistant Dean of WFU Graduate School Biomedical Programs, and Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Education. Dr. Howlett is an […]

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Youbin Zheng, Ph.D

How to Use Light in Cannabis Cultivation

April 17, 2024 11 AM MST

Dr. Youbin Zheng is a professor at the University of Guelph, Canada. He has more than 25 years of research experience in controlled environment plant production, and his research has resulted in more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, more than ten book chapters […]

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Zamir K. Punja, Ph.D

Total yeast and mold in cannabis : How and why ?

March 20, 2024 11 AM MST

Dr. Punja completed his MSc and PhD degrees in plant pathology from
the University of California, Davis. He joined Campbell Soup Company
and was Manager of plant biotechnology until 1989, when he left to
join Simon Fraser University. Zamir’s research investigates the […]

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Ryan McLaughlin, Ph.D

From Seed to Synapse: Modeling the Long-Term
Impacts of Developmental Cannabis Exposure

March 14, 2024, 1 PM MST

Dr. Ryan McLaughlin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience at Washington State University (WSU). The overarching goal of Dr. McLaughlin’s research program is to determine how endogenous and exogenous cannabinoids affect the brain […]

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