Innovations in the Science of Cannabis Conference 2021 - National Research Updates

Recorded presentations from pan-Canadian organizations.
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Mr. Sheldon Mellis, Program Manager, Mental Health and Substance Use / Gestionnaire de programme, Santé mentale et usage de substances, Mental Health Commission of Canada / Commission de la santeĢ mentale du Canada

Title: Filling the Gaps: Research Investments in Cannabis and Mental Health

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Dr. Nina Cluny, Assistant Director, Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Title: CIHR and Cannabis Research: The Integrated Cannabis Research Strategy

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Dr. Jean Costello, PhD, Director of Evaluation, Homewood Research Institute

Title: An update on research examining cannabis use trends and co-morbidities in two addiction treatment populations

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Ms. Rebecca Jesseman, Director of Policy
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction



Title: Cannabis Legalization: The Story so Far….

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Asynchronous Research Presentations

Accepted pre-recorded research presentations for the Innovations in the Science of Cannabis Conference, May 2021, McMaster University
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Chitmandeep Josan, McMaster University & Dr. Sandeep Raha, McMaster University

Title: Investigating the impact of Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) on mammary gland remodeling and function during pregnancy.

Video Length = 5 minutes

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Jordon Inkol, Ontario Veterinary College/ University of Guelph; Keaton A Inkol Systems Design Engineering University of Waterloo, Anthony J Mutsaers Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph , Sam E Hocker College of Veterinary Medicine Kansas State University

Title:
Cannabidiol radiosensitizes canine urothelial carcinoma cells, a naturally occurring model of muscle invasive bladder cancer, in vitro.

Video Length = 14 minutes

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Mahmood AminiLari, McMaster University; Li Wang, McMaster University; Samuel Neumark, McMaster University; Taranah Adli, Western University; Rachel Couban, McMaster University; Aidan Giangregorio, McMaster University; Colleen E. Carney, McMaster University; Jason W. Busse, McMaster University

Title:
Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids for Impaired Sleep: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

Video Length = 18 minutes

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Maria Sunil, McMaster University; Parsa Karimi, McMaster University; Russell Leong, McMaster University; Jose L. Ramirez-GarciaLuna, Research Institute McGill University Health Centre; Gregorio Zuniga-Villanueva, McMaster University; Elyanne M. Ratcliffe, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University

Title:
Gastrointestinal adverse events of cannabinoids in pediatric populations:  a systematic review and meta-analysis

Video Length = 9 minutes

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Mary-Elizabeth Vaccaro, McMaster School of Social Work; Rochelle Maurice, McMaster School of Social Work); Dr. Saara Greene, McMaster School of Social Work; Dr. Amanjot Sidhu, MD, MHM, FRCPC

Title:
Women Growing Older: Exploring older women’s experiences of using and accessing cannabis and cannabis related information across Canada

Video Length = 14 minutes

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Mélise Ouellette, St. Joseph's Hamilton Healthcare; Karen Rowa, Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic, St. Joseph’s Healthcare; Duncan H. Cameron, Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic, St. Joseph’s Healthcare; Ashleigh Elcock, Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic, St. Joseph’s Healthcare; Noam Soreni, Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic, St. Joseph’s Healthcare; Elizabeth J. Pawluk, Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic, St. Joseph’s Healthcare; Randi E. McCabe, Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic, St. Joseph’s Healthcare

Title:
Motives for Cannabis Use in Individuals with Clinical Anxiety

Video Length = 14 minutes

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Michael DeVillaer, Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences Faculty Associate, Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research Faculty Associate, Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research McMaster University & St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Title:
Part 1: Cannabis Legalization in Canada: Did We Get a Public Health Approach? 

Title: Part 2: The Whole World is Watching: Improving Cannabis Legalization in Canada and Beyond

 Video Length = 13 minutes

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Video Length = 17 minutes

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Nicole Takken, Serene Stewart, Tara Packham, Evelyne Durocher, Martha Bauer and Colleen O’Neill, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University

Title:
Tell me about opioid and cannabis use for pain: A qualitative story completion study
 
Video Length = 5 minutes

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Parsa Karimi, McMaster University; Elyanne M. Ratcliffe, McMaster University; Gregorio Zúñiga-Villanueva, McMaster University; Russell Leong, McMaster University. 

Title:
Therapeutic Effects of Cannabinoids on the Gastrointestinal System of Pediatric Patients:  A Systematic Review

Video Length = 9 minutes

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Samuel Neumark, Jane Jomy, Li Wang, Jason W. Busse, McMaster University 

Title:
Prevalence of cannabis use during pregnancy: a systematic review of observational studies
 
Video Length = 6 minutes
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Stephanie M. Penta, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Natalie R. Stearns, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Mina V. Pichtikova, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Talia M. Tissera, McMaster University; James A. Mirabelli, McMaster University; Taylor Hatchard, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton & McMaster University; Holly A. Raymond, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Catherine E. McCarron, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Michael T. Amlung, Cofrin Logan Centre for Addiction Research and Treatment & University of Kansas; James MacKillop, Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research & McMaster University; Katherine Holshausen, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton & McMaster University St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Title:
Cannabis misuse as a moderator on the relation between emotion dysregulation and acuity of borderline personality disorder

Video Length = 5 minutes

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Susan Eckerle, CAMH; Elyse Cottrell-Martin, CAMH; Natalie Stearns, CAMH; Branka Agic, CAMH

Title:
Cannabis Knowledge Exchange Hub: Ontario's Professional Source for Credible Cannabis Information

Video Length = 5 minutes

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Tony P. George, M.D., Karolina Kozak Bidzinski, Ph.D.; Centre for Addition and Mental Health (CAMH), and Division of Basic Neuroscience and Clinical Translation, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Title:
Using a New Trick to Tame an Old Dog: A Preliminary Study of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Cannabis Use in People with Schizophrenia
 
Video Length = 27 minutes
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