Daniele Piomelli, PhD
Professor and Chair of Neurosciences and Co-Chair of Center for the Study of Cannabis, University of California, Irvine
Daniele Piomelli is a Professor of Anatomy, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry and Louise Turner Arnold Chair in Neurosciences at the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, he co-directs the UCI Institute for the Study of Cannabis. Daniele is an author of more than 400 peer-reviewed articles, three full-length books, and 34 patents. He founded the Department of Drug Discovery and Development (D3) at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa, Italy, which he directed from 2007 to 2016, and three biopharmaceutical start-ups based on discoveries made in his lab. He is Editor-in-Chief of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, the only peer-reviewed journal entirely dedicated to the study of cannabis, its derivatives, and their endogenous counterparts in the human body.