Welcome to International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute’s webinars. The hosts of the webinars are world-renowned cannabis experts such as Dr. Ethan Russo, Martin Masilko and Tomas Sadilek. The webinars were designed to share our expertise and secrets of the promising and magical world of cannabis.
Ethan Russo, MD
Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher, and Director of Research and Development for the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute. Previously, he was Medical Director of PHYTECS, 2015-2017, and from 2003-2014, he was Senior Medical Advisor, medical monitor/study physician to GW Pharmaceuticals for numerous Phase I-III clinical trials of Sativex® and Epidiolex®. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, before residencies in Pediatrics in Phoenix, and in Child/Adult Neurology at the University of Washington, Seattle. He was a clinical neurologist in Missoula, Montana for 20 years. He has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana, and in Medicine at the University of Washington.
Ethan is a former president of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and former Chairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines. He is author/editor of seven books on cannabis and medicinal herbs, and has also published numerous book chapters, and over fifty articles in neurology, pain management, cannabis, and ethnobotany.
Tomas Sadilek joined the ICCI in the position of Director of Government Affairs. He brings with him extensive experience from the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic in the field of Legal and Illegal Drugs. Tomas represented the Czech Republic in all drug-related meetings in the United Nations institutions (Vienna, New York). Furthermore, he represented the Czech Republic in meetings in the EU area, Eastern Partnership countries area, occasionally the US; these being related to UN meetings, Council of the EU meetings and Council of Europe meetings.