Cannabinoids and Pain Update 2012: State of the Art, State of the Science. Official Satellite Symposium of the 14th World Congress on Pain
Melia Milano Hotel
Via Masaccio, n, 19 20149 Milan, Italy
Milan, Italy,0,0,1,0,0
This symposium will explore the role of cannabinoids in pain medicine. This symposium will enable attendees to:

    Understand recent developments in cannabinoid neuroscience
    Be aware of Canadian cannabinoid research initiatives
    Appreciate actual and potential clinical applications of cannabinoids
    Reflect on attitudes toward use of cannabinoids in clinical practice
    Recognize areas of need for cannabinoid research and education

The symposium will be divided into sessions providing updates focused on:

    Cannabinoid research
    Cannabinoid uses in clinical practice
    Cannabinoids and the future

Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, August 25, 2012
09:00:00 Welcome and Introduction Mark Ware, Pierre Beaulieu
09:05:00 Session 1 | Update on research
09:10:00 Pharmacological strategies for targeting pain with cannabinoids Roger Pertwee
09:50:00 TRP channels as cannabinoid targets for pain treatment Vincenzo Di Marzo
10:30:00 Neuropathic Pain Mark Ware
11:10:00 Morning Break
11:25:00 Session 2 | Update on clinical uses
11:30:00 Pain and Spasticity
12:10:00 Practical use of Cannabinoids in the Clinic William Notcutt
12:50:00 The Role of Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Cancer Pain Paul Daeninck
13:30:00 Lunch and Poster Presentation Sessions
14:55:00 Session 3 | Update on drug development Mary Lynch
15:00:00 From Cannabis Flos to registered medicine; research and development within the Bedrocan group
15:20:00 Sativex and beyond; phytocannabinoids in pain management
15:40:00 Industry Presentation 3
16:00:00 Round table discussion
16:50:00 Closing remarks
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