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.
This year's free Koadlow Lecture, 'Medicinal cannabis in Australia: Weeding out the facts' features Dr Richard di Natale, outgoing Senator and former leader of the Australian Greens, and Prof Iain McGregor, Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics, University of Sydney.
They discuss the use of medicinal cannabis in Australia – what it is, available forms, access issues in Australia and the current evidence for use.
Hosted by 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.
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
Research fellow, Dr Lyndsey Anderson, discusses her research that was awarded the 2020 Epilepsia Prize for Basic Science Research for her article, "Coadministered cannabidiol and clobazam: Preclinical evidence for both pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic interactions."
“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.