Welcome to The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, in the Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University. Our goals are to (1) provide expert-developed, unbiased information to clinicians and patients about the medical uses of marijuana, hemp extract, and other cannabinoid-focused therapies, (2) conduct research and serve as a networking nidus for multicenter, multinational research to evaluate and elevate the evidence basis for cannabinoid therapy in multiple medical conditions, and (3) provide best support for the development of entrepreneurial and socially responsible business and clinical approaches within the emerging medical cannabis industry and (4) explore and develop new ways to use hemp in medical, industrial, and consumer products.
We have recruited an internationally renowned Steering Committee to lead the Center’s academic programs, and an illustrious board of entrepreneurs and thought leaders to our business and social impact focused projects and research.
Jefferson is the first major health sciences university in the United States to provide a comprehensive academic resource for the medicinal application and business of cannabis and hemp, in keeping with its nearly 200-year history of innovation in science and medical education. Please check back often as our various initiatives are announced on this site.