Lecture 1 - YuFungLin,Ph.D Dept. SchoolofMedicine Office:4144TupperHall OfficePhone:5307544876 Email:[email protected]

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Cannabis and Cannabinoids in Physiology and Medicine HPH 115 Spring 2017 TR 1:40 3:00 pm Wellman 202 Instructor: Dr. Yu Fung Lin ([email protected]) Instructor Contact and Office Hours Yu Fung Lin, Ph.D. Dept. of Physiology and Membrane Biology School of Medicine Office: 4144 Tupper Hall Office Phone: 530 754 4876 E mail: [email protected] Office Hours: MW 1:00 2:00 pm, 4144 Tupper Hall To learn physiology through an in depth scientific analysis of current knowledge on cannabis and cannabinoids, with emphasis on: The physiological impacts of cannabis and cannabinoids on major organ systems in humans and animals The medicinal uses and potential therapeutic targets Adverse effects and health risks of cannabis use Course Objectives 1. Cannabinoids and the Brain , by Linda A. Parker, MIT Press, 2017 ( ) 2. Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse Volume 1: Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids and Opioids , 1 st ed., by Victor Preedy (ed.), Academic Press, 2016. Part IV: Cannabinoids, Chapters 61 80. ( ) 3. Fundamental Neuroscience , by Larry Squire et al., Elsevier Science (Academic Press), 2013 ( ) 4. The Cannabinoid Receptors , by Patricia H. Reggio (ed.), Humana Press, 2009 ( 1 59745 503 9 ) 5. The Sciences of Marijuana , by Leslie L. Iversen, 2 nd ed., Oxford University Press, 2008 ( ) This title (hardcopy) is also kept on reserve (2 hours) at Shields Library. 6. Marijuana and the Cannabinoids , by Mahmoud A. ElSohly (ed.), Humana Press, 2007 ( 1 59259 947 9 ) 7. The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research. A Report by the Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The National Academies Press, 2017 (Free downloadable PDF available at health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids the current state ) Textbooks (Free Online Access) Course Schedule Week Day Date Lecture# Topic 1 T 4/4 1 Course Information / Background of Cannabis 1 R 4/6 2 THC, the Major Psychoactive Ingredient in Cannabis, and Other Phytocannabinoids 2 T 4/11 3 The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) I 2 R 4/13 4 The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) II 3 T 4/18 5 Physiological Effects of Cannabinoids on the Nervous System I 3 R 4/20 6 Physiological Effects of Cannabinoids on the Nervous System II 4 T 4/25 Midterm I (Lectures 1 6) 4 R 4/27 7 Behavioral, Cognitive and Psychomotor Effects of Cannabis Use 5 T 5/2 8 Physiological Effects of Cannabinoids: Lung and Airway; Immune System I 5 R 5/4 9 Physiological Effects of Cannabinoids: Immune System II 6 T 5/9 10 Physiological Effects of Cannabinoids: Cardiovascular System 6 R 5/11 11 Physiological Effects of Cannabinoids: Endocrine & Reproductive Systems 7 T 5/16 12
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