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Science Day

2018 VCAR Science Day – November 16th

REGISTRATION (click here)

Belcourt Theater

8:00-8:45 Reception (continental Breakfast)

8:45-9:00 Welcome/Introduction: Danny Winder, PhD – Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research

9:00-9:45 “Physiology and Pharmacology of Cannabis and Endocannabinoid Lipids: Health Effects to Homeostatic Biology” Sachin Patel, MD,PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Pharmacology, James G. Blakemore Chair in Psychiatry Research, Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Introduction: Danny Winder)
9:45-10:30 “Flowers, Edibles, and Concentrates: Testing the Effects of Products Available in State-Legalized Markets” Kent Hutchison, PhD Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder, Co-Director CUChange lab (Introduction: Sachin Patel)
10:30-11:00 Break (Belcourt Theater concessions)
11:00-11:45 “The Yin and Yang of Cannabis: Abuse-Related Effects and Therapeutic Potential” Meg Haney, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology (In Psychiatry), Columbia University Medical Center, Director of the Cannabis Research Laboratory and Co-Director of the Substance Use Research Center (Introduction: Sachin Patel)

Langford Lobby

12:00-12:20 Reception (Heavy Appetizers), Poster Setup, Judges get materials
12:20-2:30 Reception and Poster Viewing
2:30 Announcement of Poster Winners