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JOIN US ON MAY 6 | 2021


This symposium will bring together cannabis and cannabinoid researchers and trainees from the University of Toronto and Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network and will provide an opportunity to network, seek new collaborations, build links and share health research findings related to cannabis and cannabinoids.


Featuring short talks and a panel session, this research and networking symposium will serve as an interactive platform to highlight our local ecosystem's cannabis and cannabinoid research assets from plant all the way to policy and everything in between.

Announcing An Exciting Lineup of Speakers from the University of  Toronto & TAHSN

Dr. Hance Clarke

Associate Professor, Anesthesia and Director, Pain Services, Toronto General Hospital,

University Health Network

Dr. Shelley Lumba

Assistant Professor, Cell & Systems Biology

Dr. Bruna Brands

Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology and Senior Science Advisor, Health Canada

Dr. Abby Goldstein

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, ​Applied Psychology and Human Development

Dr. Susan R. George

Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology and Toxicology

Dr. Isabelle Boileau

Scientist and Head, Addiction Imaging Research Group, Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Dr. Michael Phillips

Assistant Professor, Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga

Dr. Bernard LeFoll

Professor, Psychiatry & Pharmacology and Clinician Scientist and Head, Translational Addiction Research Laboratory, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health


Dr. Lakshmi Kotra

Professor, Pharmacy and Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network


​Dr. Javad Mostaghimi

Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Director, Centre for Advanced Coatings Technologies

Dr. Mac Burnham

Professor, Pharmacology and Co-Director, EpLink

Dr. Maria Zhang

Advanced Practice Clinical Leader and Clinician Educator, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

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*** Please register using your official University of Toronto or Hospital / Research Institute email address. Registrations using non-official email addresses will be voided.

*** Please note this this event is open only to University of Toronto and Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network faculty researchers and trainees.

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