Oxford University Launching World Class Cannabis Research Center

 In Cannabis Education, Health, Research

Exciting news about cannabis research: “Cannabinoid research has started to produce exciting biological discoveries,” said Ahmed Ahmed, a professor at Oxford.

The research center plans to host the International Cannabinoid Biomedicine  Conference. According to a press release, that event should take place later this year.

Through both of these channels, researchers hope to advance our understanding of the plant’s medicinal properties. Ultimately, they hope that will translate into new medicine.

“Medical cannabis and cannabinoid medicine is already helping patients with some of the most distressing conditions,” said Neil Mahapatra, Managing Partner at Kingsley.

“Through OCT, we hope our strategic partnership with Oxford will support the development of innovative new therapies to help millions of people around the world. The partnership gives the UK a global leadership role in this fast-growing field.”

In particular, researchers want to learn more about how cannabis can treat pain, cancer, and inflammatory diseases.

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