Date(s) - 02/27/2014 - 03/22/2018
5:30 pm - 11:43 pm
Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall
“Just Say Know||5000 Years of Medical Cannabis”
Hosted by Students For Sensible Drug Policy
West Chester University, Sykes Building Room 254
Guest Speaker: Jahan Marcu PHD
Jahan Marcu, Ph.D., is the Vice-Chair of the Americans for Safe Access Multidisciplinary Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Marcu is currently investigating the pharmacology of cannabinoid receptors at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. for studying the structure and function of the CB1 receptor, and the role of the endocannabinoid system in bone. Before earning his Ph.D., Dr. Marcu worked at the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute studying the anti-cancer properties of compounds from the cannabis plant. The findings were published in the Journal of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. He effectively translates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience and is developing international networks of key cannabis researchers.