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Discussion around the potential use of cannabis oil administration as a treatment to reduce seizure frequency.

Please join us for a conversation about a study published in 2021 in the journal BMJ Pediatrics Open entitled: “Medical cannabis for severe treatment resistant epilepsy in children: a caseseries of 10 patients”, in which Mr. Zafar, Dr. Moore, and Dr. Sitbon discuss the effects of whole-plant medical cannabis as an effective and well-tolerated medicine for reducing seizure frequency in children suffering with intractable epilepsies.


Author Yoel H. Sitbon

Yoel is a Medical Writer in the Medical Content division at Csequence. His scientific expertise is in Neuroscience (neural mechanisms behind drug addiction) and Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology (molecular mechanisms behind mutations induced cardiovascular diseases). Yoel has over five years of scientific writing experience as evidenced by 8 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals. He is an effective oral communicator having presented his PhD thesis work at many biomedical conferences nationally. He also has strong mentorship and leadership experience. Yoel has a B.S in Neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Ph.D. in Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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