The endocannabinoid system and stroke: A focused review

@inproceedings{Kolb2019TheES,
  title={The endocannabinoid system and stroke: A focused review},
  author={Bradley L. Kolb and Hamidreza Saber and Hassan Fadel and Gary Rajah},
  booktitle={Brain circulation},
  year={2019}
}
Stroke is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Development of novel neuroprotectants is of paramount importance. This review seeks to summarize the recent evidence for the role of the endocannabinoid signaling system in stroke pathophysiology, as well as the evidence from preclinical studies regarding the efficacy of cannabinoids as neuroprotective therapies in the treatment of stroke. Recent evidence from rodent models implicating cannabinoid 1 receptor (CB1R), cannabinoid… CONTINUE READING
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