CannaPaed Symposium 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019
Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The CannaPaed Symposium 2019 will be held in Ljubljana on 25th of January 2019. The Symposium is intended for anyone taking care of children with pharmacoresistant epilepsy as well as children with other medical conditions, such as dystonia, autism or cancer, that could benefit from treatment with medicines derived from cannabis.

The invited speakers will present you the basics of endocannabinoid system, the mode of action and the importance of different strains for different disease conditions in paediatrics. The symposium is designed for those taking care of children, from those in training to those with years of experience.

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Professor Uri Kramer
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Assist. Professor David Meiri
Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology,
The Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Cannabinoid Research, Haifa, Israel.

Jonathan Grunfeld, MD
Cancer Institute in Assaf Harofeh Medical Center,
Rishon-Le-Zion, Israel

Assist. Professor TanjaBagar
Institute ICANNA, Slovenia
Alma Mater Europaea

Roby Zomer
Founder and Managing Director MGC Pharmaceuticals

Dušan Žigon, PhD
Jožef Stefan Institute Ljubljana, Slovenia

Professor David Neubauer
Department of Child. Adolescent and Developmental Neurology, Children’s Hospital, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia


David Neubauer, Damjan Osredkar, Mirjana Perković Benedik


Neli Bizjak, Tita Butenko, Tanja Gavrić, Tanja Golli, Tadeja Hostnik, Branka Kenda, Rok Kučan, Tanja Loboda, Jasna Oražem Mrak, Damjan Osredkar, David Neubauer, Mirjana Perković Benedik, Zvonka Rener Primec, Nataša Šuštar, Anja Troha Gergeli.


Scientific Programme

CannaPaed Symposium 2019
(preliminary programme)

Friday, January 25, 2019
Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia

8.30 – 9.00 Registration
Chairperson: David Neubauer
9.00 – 9.15 David Neubauer
Welcome and introduction
9.15 – 10.00 Tanja Bagar
The endocannabinoid system
10.00 – 10.45 David Meiri
Cannabis strain database and chemovars
10.45 – 11.05 Coffee break
 Chairperson: Tanja Bagar
11.05 – 11.50 Uri Kramer
Practical guidelines regarding cannabis treatment
for physicians
11.50 – 12.35 Jonathan Grunfeld
Workshop on initial clinical encounter for the introduction of cannabis treatment
12.35 – 13.00 Roby Zomer
Presentation of MGC Pharmaceuticals
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break
 Chairperson: Mirjana Perković Benedik
14.30 – 15.15 Uri Kramer
Efficacy of CBD-enriched medical cannabis
for treatment of refractory epilepsy in
children and adolescents
15.15 – 16.00 David Neubauer
Slovenian experiences with use of cannabis
for children with resistant epilepsies
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
 Chairperson: Uri Kramer
16.30 – 17.15 David Meiri
Which cannabis can kill cancer?
17.15 – 18.00 Dušan Žigon
Analytical methods for identification and
characterization of cannabinoids in hemp products
18.00 – 18.30 David Neubauer and Uri Kramer
General Discussion and Conclusions
18.30 – 19.30  Social gathering