Dr. Aron Lichtman,
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Elected President of the International Cannabinoid Research
Dr. Aron Lichtman was elected by his peers to serve as President of the
International Cannabinoid Research Society. Effective August 1, 2010, he
will serve on the executive committee for at least three years, first as
President-Elect, and then as President and Past President of the ICRS.
Dr. Lichtman was made aware of his successful election to the position
at the 20th Annual meeting of the ICRS in Lund, Sweden.
About ICRS: 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.
ICRS was formally incorporated as a scientific research society in 1992.