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Discussion around the effects of CBD administration on extracellular vesicle release and viral transcription from HIV specific myeloid cells.

Please join us for a conversation about a study published in 2022 in the journal Cells entitled: “Cannabinoids Reduce Extracellular Vesicle Release from HIV-1 Infected Myeloid Cells and Inhibit Viral Transcription”, in which Dr. Kashanchi and Dr. Sitbon discuss the potential role of CBD in alleviating the pathogenic effects of extracellular vesicles in HIV-1 and CNS-related infections.


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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