Company: International Research Center on Cannabis & Health
Job title: Chief Science Officer & Director - Experimental Pharmacology & Behavorial Research
Jahan Marcu, Ph.D., has over 15 years of experience in academic research, industry, and government relations. Dr. Marcu is presently the Chief Science Officer, Director of Experimental Pharmacology and Behavioral Research at International Research Center on Cannabis and Health (IRCCH), which he co-founded. His Ph.D. focused on the structure and function of the CB1 receptor as well as investigating the role of the endocannabinoid system in bone. He has also developed pharmacogenomics testing technology, used commercially and in research studies to predict drug-drug interactions with cannabis, as well as using the technology to guide dosing and administration forms for patients. Dr. Marcu helped develop the first nationally recognized standards for cannabis and hemp products with the American Herbal Products Association. He is an author of the American Herbal Pharmacopeia’s Cannabis Monograph.