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FOCIS 2020

October 28 - 31, 2020

Now Virtual!

CSI Sponsored Symposium - October 28, 11:00am - 2:30pm PST

Chairs:  
Dr. Nicolas Flamand, Laval University
Dr. Jörg Fritz, McGill University

Endocannabinoids & Phytocannabinoids in Immunity

11:00 Opening Remarks

11:05 - 11:50am "Endocannabinoids and the immune system : human leukocytes as regulators of the endocannabinoidome tone and effects", Dr. Nicolas Flamand, Laval University

11:50am - 12:35pm "Role of Cannabinoid 2 (CB2) receptor in liver inflammation/injury and its extrahepatic complications: promises and challenges", Dr. Pal Pacher, NIH/NIAAA

12:35 - 1:20pm "Modulation of Arthritis Pain and Inflammation by the Endocannabinoid System", Dr. Jason McDougall, Dalhousie University

1:20 - 1:50pm "Bidirectional interactions between the gut microbiome and the endocannabinoidome", Dr. Cristoforo Silvestri, Laval University

1:50 - 2:20pm "Modulation of the endocannabinoid system shapes functions of group 2 innate lymphoid cells", Dr. Jörg H. Fritz, McGill University

2:20 - 2:30pm Discussion and Closing Remarks