About the ICRS

 

The International Cannabinoid Research Society is a scientific association with nearly 500 international members, all active researchers in the field of endogenous, plant-derived and synthetic cannabinoids and related bioactive lipids.

   
Mission Statement:
"The Mission of the ICRS is to (1) foster cannabinoid research; (2) promote the exchange of scientific information and perspectives about Cannabis, the cannabinoids and endocannabinoids through the organization of scientific meetings; (3) serve as a source of reliable information regarding the chemistry, pharmacology, therapeutic uses, toxicology and the behavioral, psychological, and social effects of Cannabis and its constituents, of synthetic and endogenous compounds that interact with cannabinoid receptors and of any compounds that target other components of the endocannabinoid system.”

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(ICRS By-Laws, ratified October 2009)
   
ICRS History:

The ICRS was formally incorporated as a scientific research society in 1992. Prior to that, Symposia were organized by various researchers in the field since 1970. Membership in the Society has risen from 50 original members in its first year to nearly 500 members from all over the world.

 
   
Advantages of Membership: Reduced registration costs to meetings.
Access to Newsletters and Membership Directory.
Privilege to vote in ICRS elections.
Entitles student members to apply for Travel Grants.
   
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2010 ICRS Officers:
President:
Mauro Maccarrone, Ph.D.
President Elect:
Aron Lichtman, Ph.D.
Allyn
Past President:
Allyn Howlett, Ph.D.
Ethan
Secretary:
Ethan Russo, M.D.
Mary
Treasurer:
Mary Abood, Ph.D.
International Secretary:
Roger Pertwee, Ph.D.
Trainee Representative:
James Burston, Ph.D.
Wiley
Grant PI:
Jenny Wiley, Ph.D.
Newsletter Editor:
Brian Thomas, Ph.D.
Webmaster:
Jason Schechter, Ph.D.
 

Page last updated 06 Aug 2010