The University of Washington Center for Cannabis Research (UW-CCR) was created in 2017 as a coordinated and centralized effort for Cannabis research across disciplines. Its mission is to foster innovation in Cannabis research and solidify science to address pressing Cannabis-related questions.
Nephi Stella, Ph.D.
Director, UW Center for Cannabis Research
Timeline of accomplishments
2017 - Inception
- The UW Center for Cannabis Research (UW-CCR) and its mission were planned.
- UW researchers and outside partners were identified.
2018 - First milestones
- The Board of Directors was chosen and convened.
- The first UW-CCR retreat was held with guests from Washington State University.
- The UW-CCR partnered with the UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute (ADAI)
- The UW-CCR partnered with Washington State University's (WSU) Center for Cannabis Policy, Research, and Outreach (CCPRO)
- The UW-CCR established an interstate network with the University of California Irvine Center for the Study of Cannabis.
- Frameworks for Future Cannabis Research: Legislative Report was submitted to the Washington State Legislature and funding was secured to establish the frameworks.
- The link between the UW-CCR and the WSU-CCPRO was outlined and implemented, as proposed in the legislative report.
Total National Institutes of Health Funding = $10,091,573
The UW Center for Cannabis Research is an interdisciplinary collaboration of over 50 researchers.
|UW Departments and Divisions||UW Schools and Colleges|
|Anesthesiology||Arts & Sciences|
|Bioengineering||Environmental & Forest Sciences|
|Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences||Medicine|
|Global Health||Public Health|
|Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences|