Courtagen Life Sciences Blog

Courtagen Receives Notice of Allowance for a Genetically Targeted Pain Therapy Patent

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Feb 24, 2017 11:45:04 AM

We are excited to announce that we received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a patent that uses a personalized medicine approach to match genetic markers for chronic pain with therapeutic drugs, including the cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol.

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Topics: Genetic Testing, Cannabis, Chronic Pain

Is Cannabis a Reasonable Option for Treating Epilepsy?

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Nov 10, 2016 2:06:00 PM

Earlier this week, voters in four states (Arkansas, Florida, Montana, and North Dakota) approved legislation that made medicinal marijuana legal in their respective states. Now more than half the states have approved medical marijuana in some form. It’s fitting that this landmark was reached in the month of November, which happens to be Epilepsy Awareness month.

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Topics: Epilepsy, Genetics, Cannabis

Courtagen Featured in PBS News Hour's Medical Cannabis Story

Posted by Courtagen Staff on Jul 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Courtagen Life Sciences was prominently featured in Wednesday's PBS News Hour as part of their story on medical cannabis research.

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Topics: Epilepsy, Genetics, Cannabis