Project Title: DATAbase for CANNabinoid Consumption and Study (DATACANN)

Project PI: Dr. Ramesh Zacharias

Research Team:


Quick Summary: ATACANN intends to capture real-world data on patients who are prescribed cannabinoids for non-cancer chronic pain. Data collected will inform efforts to standardize cannabis-related medical education, monitor trends in clinical outcomes, and determine how to effectively predict the benefits and harms of cannabis use within a prescribed treatment regimen.


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Publications and Presentations:

Zacharias, R., Patterson, L., Bayer, I., Leyland, M. (2019). WE-5 Utilizing Design Thinking to Guide Design and Development of Online Patient and Healthcare Professional Education. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 10(2), e3-28. Retrieved from

Patterson, L., Leyland, M., Parihar, V., Rogers, A., Zacharias, R., Buckley, N. DATACANN Team. eLearning Course for Individuals with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Who are Using or Thinking of Using Cannabis. Poster presentation. Innovations in the Science of Cannabis, Micheal G. DeGroote Centre For Medicinal Cannabis Research Conference. May 31st - June 1st, 2019. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Bayer, I., Leyland, M., Patterson, L., Farghaly, M. Engaging Patients in Design and Development of Online Patient Engagement. eHealth Canada’s National Conference and Tradeshow. Poster. May 26-29. Toronto, Ontario. Canada.

Zacharias, R., Parihar, V., Patterson, L., Busse, J.W., MacKillop, J., Rogers, A., Katz, L., Want, L., Sidhu, A., Rod, K., Giangregorio, A., Ware, M., Buckley, N. Database for Cannabis Consumption & Study.  Innovations in the Science of Cannabis Conference. Feb 9-10th, 2018. Hamilton Ontario.