Fabricio Moreira

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

Lecturer/Assistant Professor (Pharmacology).

LECTURE: The Modern Use of Cannabis for Epilepsy: From Bench to Clinical Trials of Cannabidiol.

The use of Cannabis sativa in the treatment of diseases has been highly controversial. In fact, the prejudice people have about marijuana fuels a debate that contrasts conservative arguments with the already proven benefits of the medicinal use of the plant.

The researcher Fabrício Moreira will discuss cannabinoids and their effects, seeking to develop substances of medical interest that will aid in the treatment of various diseases and disorders, such as epilepsy.