FAMU CoPPS, IPH Professor Receives Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research Grant
25 Jun

FAMU CoPPS, IPH Professor Receives Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research Grant

Florida A&M College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health (CoPPS, IPH) professor, Mandip Sachdeva, Ph.D., has been awarded a $67,500 research project grant from the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research (Consortium) for his proposal titled, “Evaluation of Minor Cannabinoids  loaded Exosomes in Chronic Diabetic Neuropathy.”

The Consortium received 24 proposals, and eleven awards were granted. Investigators submitted proposals from different consortium member institutions. In addition, an ad-hoc of out-of-state faculty reviewers reviewed proposals with demonstrated expertise in the respective research area. Funding recommendations were made after thoughtful and careful consideration of the merit of each proposal and its contribution to the consortium research mission.

The consortium research mission per statute is to contribute to understanding the effects of medical marijuana use and to promote informed decisions regarding policy and clinical practice related to the treatment of debilitating medical conditions with marijuana.

Funding for Sachdeva’s project will be approved for the period starting July 1, 2021, and ending on June 30, 2022.

 

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