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Germany Hosts Joint Cannabinoid Research Conference

Sam Sabzehzar 2011-08-30 0 comments

IACM 6th Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine and 5th European Workshop on Cannabinoid Research back to Bonn, Germany.

Cannabinoid Conference 2011

The International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM) and the European Workshop on Cannabinoid Research will hold a joint meeting aptly titled Cannabinoid Conference 2011 on September 8-10 at the University of Bonn.

Members of the IACM pay a registration fee of 240 Euros and enjoy a free membership for 2012.

The registration fees include a copy of the abstract book, daily rates (lunch for both days, coffee during the breaks) and an evening dinner on Saturday.

Late registration is still available and is associated with an increased fee of 290 Euros (students: 230 Euros).

Due to the generous financial support of the International Society of Neurochemistry, students and young postdocs planning to attend the Cannabinoid Conference 2011were able to apply for travel awards. These awards will contribute to the travel expenses of outstanding young scientists.

The venue of the Conference Dinner is the famousĀ Rheinhotel Dresen.

During the meeting the IACM will honour four people for their major contributions to cannabinoid research and/or to the re-introduction of cannabis into modern medicine with theĀ IACM Award. They will be awarded during the evening dinner on Saturday.

The IACM will hold its general meeting on Friday afternoon. IACM-members will get an invitation in July 2011.

The European Workshop on Cannabinoids will have its Business Meeting on Saturday afternoon (seeĀ programme).

The University of Bonn hosts their 4th Cannabinoid Conference.

IACM Award

The IACM will honour four people for their major contributions to cannabinoid research and/or to the re-introduction of cannabis into modern medicine with the IACM Award. The awards are associated with a prize money of 500 Euros.

The awards are:

Ester Fride Award for his/her Major Contributions to
Cannabinoid Basic Research

Award for Clinical Research for his/her Major
Contributions to the Re-introduction of Cannabis as a Medicine

Award for Young Researchers for his/her Major
Contributions to Cannabinoid Research

Special Award for his/her Major Contributions to the Re-
introduction of Cannabis as a Medicine

IACM Award Committee 2011

The awardees for 2011 have already been elected by the IACM 2011 Award Committee consisting of previous awardees:

Donald Abrams
Ethan Russo
Giovanni Marsicano
Istvan Katona
Manuel Guzman
Mario van der Stelt
Mark Ware
Mauro Maccarrone
Raphael Mechoulam

Previous awardees

In 2009 the IACM Award for Basic Research went to Manuel Guzman, the IACM Award for Clinical Research to Mark Ware, the IACM Award for Young Researchers to Istvan Katona and the IACM Special Award went to Ethan Russo.

In 2007 the IACM Award for Basic Research went to Mauro Maccarrone, the IACM Award for Clinical Research to Donald Abrams, the IACM Award for Young Researchers to Giovanni Marsicano, and the IACM Special Award went to Raphael Mechoulam.

In 2005 the IACM Award for Basic Research went to Ester Fride, the IACM Award for Clinical Research to Geoffrey W. Guy, the IACM Award for Young Researchers to Mario van der Stelt, and the IACM Special Award went to Richard E. Musty.