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Medicinal Cannabis in California: An Interview with Igor Grant, MD.

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Cannabis Cannabinoid Res. 2016 Feb 1;1(1):78-80. doi: 10.1089/can.2016.29005.igr. eCollection 2016.

Abstract

PM 2 site 207Dr. Igor Grant, MD, is distinguished professor and chair of psychiatry and director of the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Program and the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Grant is a neuropsychiatrist who graduated from the University of British Columbia School of Medicine (1966), and received specialty training in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania (1967-1971), and additional training in neurology at the Institute of Neurology (1980-1981), London, U.K. Dr. Grant’s academic interests focus on the effects of various diseases on brain and behavior, with an emphasis on translational studies in HIV, and drugs of abuse. He has contributed to ∼700 scholarly publications and is principal investigator of several NIH studies, including an NIDA P50 (Translational Methamphetamine AIDS Research Center-TMARC), and is codirector of the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center (HNRC).

KEYWORDS:

HIV; chronic pain; marijuana; medical Cannabis; multiple sclerosis

PMID: 28861482
PMCID: PMC5576609
DOI: 10.1089/can.2016.29005.igr
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