Researchers from the Lambert Initiative are always looking for opportunities to share our work with fellow researchers and the interested public. From symposiums to public events and festivals, we've shared the highlights of our work across a broad range of topics.
"Cannabis Research Down Under: Mental Health, Athletic Performance, and Next Gen Products"
The Lambert Initiative's Academic Director, Prof Iain McGregor described the current medicinal cannabis landscape and discusses the latest research taking place at the University of Sydney with Dr Ziva Cooper from UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative.
April 22, 2021
The use of medicinal cannabis in Australia – what it is, available forms, access issues in Australia and the current evidence for use, Musculoskeletal Australia.
Dr Tom Arkell, who recently completed his PhD on cannabis' effects on driving, joined other experts to discuss a range of issues with cannabis and driving in Australia in a webinar hosted by Health House.
(Part 1) Previous decades only allowed the research of cannabis when looking at its harm potential, however, times have changed. Prof Iain McGregor discusses recent findings and what lies ahead.
PhD candidate Thomas Arkell discussed his research on cannabis and driving as part of a webinar on Australian Medicinal Cannabis Research hosted by Health house. 22 July 2020
Elucidating interactions to improve epilepsy treatment - Dr Lyndsey Anderson
“Gain-of-function GABRB3 variants identified in vigabatrin-hypersensitive epileptic encephalopathies” – Dr Nathan Absalom presents the video abstract for his publication that helps explains why the anti-epileptic medication vigabatrin has mixed success in treating seizures in patients with GABRB3 variants, BRAIN Journals, 19 November 2020
“Cannabis and Driving" – Dr Tom Arkell joined a panel of expert to discuss his research on cannabis and driving in a webinar hosted by Health House, 21 October 2020
“Clinical Research Activities at the Lambert Initiative” – Professor McGregor gave this invited presentation at the ACannabis Conference (held by the MCIA – Medicinal Cannabis Industry Association of Australia) in Sydney on 3 March 2020.
“Cannabidiol, the big picture pharmacology” – Professor McGregor gave this invited talk at the Queensland Children’s Hospital Symposium into Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Queensland on 6 February 2020.