In Naples and Rome national and international experts discuss Medical and Industrial Cannabis presenting the latest research results within the review Cannabeta.
“New horizons in cannabis research: medical and food applications”
This is the title of the conference, which will be held on May 3rd, at the University of Naples Federico II, in the SS. Marcellino e Festo Complex, at the third edition of Cannabeta, an international review of meetings dedicated to medical cannabis.
The initiative, for the first time in Italy, will focus on research issues in the medical cannabis sector, and will discuss new and possible applications in oncology, pain therapy, epilepsy and neurodegenerative disease fields.
The reports of Prof. Raphael Mechoulam of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, attending in video conference, and of Prof. Vincenzo di Marzo, ICB-CNR (Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry - National Research Council) of Pozzuoli, will inaugurate a day dedicated to the debate between experts and to the professional updating for doctors and pharmacists.
The Conference was organized in partnership with the Department of Pharmacy of the Federico II University of Naples and with the social promotion associations Canapa in Terra di Lavoro and Fracta Sativa UniCanapa.
The event is sponsored by Enecta, and will continue on May 6th in Rome at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies (Building CU019) of the Sapienza University of Rome, where topics will be mainly dealt with regard to the use of hemp for industrial purposes and its applications in the food sector.
The reports by experts in the field will allow a comparison on a highly topical issue. Promoter of the Rome conference, the Department in partnership with the Department of Agricultural and Forest Sciences of the University of Tuscia, the Institute for Biological Systems of the CNR of Rome and the Canapa Live association.
More information can be found on the website cannabeta.eu