Dr. Mauro Maccarrone
Dr. Maccaronne is Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Campus Bio-Medico, University of Rome. He also serves as Director of the Laboratory of Lipid Neurochemistry of the European Center for Brain Research-IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation in Rome. Prof. Maccarrone served as the President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and was the recipient of their 2016 Mechoulam Award. He also served as Chair of the 2015 Gordon Research Conference on Cannabinoid Function in the CNS, and is a founding member of the European Cannabinoid Research Alliance. In addition to having authored over 460 published papers, he is the holder of eight issued patents. Dr. Maccarrone serves as referee or on the editorial boards to numerous scientific journals, including Science, Nature Medicine, JAMA, PNAS, Blood, Brain, Journal of Neuroscience, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, Cannabinoids and Cannabinoid Research. He is also Editor of Biochemistry for the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS).