– The group of Prof. I. Martín-Fontelles (URJ) is a reference group in the study of the cannabinoid system with a wide experience in various aspects of biological research as reflected in its publications on topics such as pain, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system.
– The UCM´s group, headed by Prof. Fernández-Ruiz has experience on cannabinoids topic and their application on neurodegenerative diseases. One of their topics is focus on the study of the application of antagonist CB1 in the treatment of reduction of the motor activity due to the Parkinson disease, using an animal model.
– The HUFA´s group, headed by Prof. Romero, work for years in the role that the endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS) may play in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Among the major contributions made by this group emphasizes the identification of the CB2 receptor as a potential therapeutic target in this pathology.
– The group headed by Dr. Hermoso has a solid experience of more than 15 years in the macromolecular crystallography field.