July 19, 2019

Meet Lumir Hanuš, Who Discovered the First Endocannabinoid

On March 24, 1992, Lumír Hanuš, a Czech analytical chemist working in Israel with American pharmacologist William Devane, isolated the first known endocannabinoid in the human brain.
July 19, 2019

Getting High on the Endocannabinoid System

by Bradley E. Alger, Ph.D. The endogenous cannabinoid system—named for the plant that led to its discovery—is one of the most important physiologic systems involved in […]
July 19, 2019

The Endocannabinoid System as an Emerging Target of Pharm...

It is safe to predict that new therapeutic agents that affect the activity of the endocannaboinoid system will emerge and become members of our therapeutic armamentarium.