From a complex plant to clinical trials.
David (Dedi) Meiri, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Biology at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. Dr. Meiri’s lab, the largest of its kind in academia with 44 researchers, investigates the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for many different diseases. Dr Meira has launched the ’Database Project’, which exhaustively profiles compounds in a huge number of cannabis chemovars given to Israel’s 60,000 medical marijuana patients. Dr. Meiri also helps Israel’s Ministry of Health advance its understanding of cannabis usage.