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EPISODE #150 Cannabinoid Acids with Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

EPISODE #150 Cannabinoid Acids with Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Update: 2022-02-04
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This week is a special episode - our 150th! And we’re honoured to be celebrating this milestone by welcoming back Dr. Raphael Mechoulam to the show  - ‘The Godfather of Cannabis Research'.

Together, we deep dive into Dr. Mechoulam's current work looking at cannabinoid acids - examining their role interacting with the endocannabinoid system, their manipulation into compounds, as well as discussing his latest research into endogenous cannabinoids.

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About Dr. Raphael Mechoulam

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam is an award-winning Israeli organic chemist who has been studying the cannabis plant for over 50 years. Dr. Mechoulam is best known for discovering the Endocannabinoid System and first isolating the two primary compounds, CBD and THC. He is a professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel and has published over 350 scientific articles, primarily focused on the chemistry and pharmacology of Cannabinoids. His work has awarded him with many honors and awards, including the Israel Prize (2000), NIDA Discovery Award (2011) and many others.

 

Quotables

“I hope that people will look at cannabis research as a positive thing, and I hope that it brings us an additional understanding of what our body does”


Resources

Dr. Mechoulam’s Wikipedia Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael_Mechoulam

Dr. Mechoulam’s papers on Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=err5l-YAAAAJ&hl=en

The Multidisciplinary Center for Cannabinoid Research’s Website: https://cannabinoids.huji.ac.il/



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