ISAP at IARS

ISAP at the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting

March 21-24, 2015 | The Hilton Hawaiian Village Honolulu, Hawaii

Click HERE to access the IARS Annual Meeting website.

Presenter 1

Pamela G. Lichty, MPH President Drug Policy Forum of Hawai‘i
Title: Cannabis: How did the healing herb become the devil weed?

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Understand the history of marijuana
  2. Understand the basis of the current regulatory environment
  3. Understand the current changes in state laws

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Presenter 2

Joseph Foss, MD
Staff Physician and Director of Research, Anesthesiology Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Title: Endogenous Cannabinoids, CB1, and Cannabis

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. understand the components of the endogenous cannabinoid system
  2. understand the differences between cannabinoids 1 and 2 systems
  3. understand the physiological role of cannabinoids
  4. understand the role of cannabinoid in health and disease

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Presenter 3

Mohamed Naguib, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Staff Physician, Anesthesiology Institute,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Title: New Directions and Therapy: Where will CB2 take us?

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. understand the role of CB2 in neuroinflammatory states
  2. understand the role of CB2 in immune system function
  3. (3) understand the potential therapeutic role CB2

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