Important pain research from the Sharif Lab is helping develop cannabidiol (CBD) therapies to treat chronic pain.
US company Desert Harvest has teamed up with the McGill Research Centre for Cannabis to fund a pre-clinical study to determine if their plant-based CBD Aloe Vera product can help people suffering from interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder condition. Evidence suggests CBD is beneficial for treating a wide range of clinical conditions and could be an effective alternative to opioid treatments. This study is an example of how knowledge from our laboratories benefits the community at large.
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Photo (above): The Sharif Lab members at McGill Pain Day, January 23, 2020