New developments in cannabis research: craving, brain function and a proposal for standard cannabis units

Details

When
Wednesday 25 September 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Where

Turning Point, Training Room 2, Level 1, 110 Church Street, Richmond

Cost
Talking Point is a free seminar series but registrations are essential

Presenter

Dr Valentina Lorenzetti

valentina lorenzettiDr. Valentina Lorenzetti is a Senior Lecturer at Australian Catholic University. Her research focuses on investigating the neurocognitive mechanisms of addiction using neuroimaging. She is particularly interested in the measurement and the neurobiology of cannabis use, the role of recreational use vs dependence, sex differences and cannabinoid compounds.

Lorenzetti is also interested in developing accessible evidence-based interventions and their impact on addiction neurobiology, using mindfulness, neurofeedback and virtual reality tools.

 

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