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on May 30, 2020 in Cannabis News Canada

This Alberta scientist received worldwide attention for his cannabis and COVID-19 study.

Submitted by Marijuana News But getting funding and a clinical trial going in Canada remains a massive challenge Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, a biological scientist and professor at the University of Lethbridge, wasn’t expecting his phone to ring this much. In April, he and a team of researchers and biologists published preclinical research in PrePrints, a multidisciplinary publishing platform, that demonstrated certain cultivars (strains of cannabis) may reduce the rate of entry of COVID-19 into human cells. But despite the worldwide interest the research garnered, Kovalchuk says it has been difficult to move the study forward in Canada, where a...

Submitted by Marijuana News But getting funding and a clinical trial going in Canada remains a massive challenge Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, a biological scientist and professor at the University of Lethbridge, wasn’t expecting his phone to ring this much....

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