Babak Baban

Dr. Babak Baban, an immunologist at the Dental College of Georiga, found that CBD working with apelin can reduce inflammation and normalize lung function levels.[1]Baban has been principal investigator or co-investigator on 21 grants exceeding $20 million in funding since 2010.[2]The World Health Organization has cited Dr. Baban’s research study relative to CBD’s positive impact for ARDS symptoms, as happens in the last stages of severe COVID-19 infection.[3]To explore the effectiveness of CBD in reducing hyperactivated inflammatory reactions, Baban and colleagues examined the potential of CBD to ameliorate ARDS in a murine model.[4]Medicinal Cannabis of America was co-founded by world renowned immunologist Dr. Baban. Nationally, Baban has served on the National Dental Board Examination Committee, on American Heart Association Study Sections and as a Council on Dental Accreditation Site Visitor.[5]Baban is a member of several professional associations including the American Association for Cancer Research, American Dental Association, American Heart Association, American and International Associations for Dental Research, and the International Cannabinoid Research Society.[6]Baban earned his doctorate in Microbiology/Bacteriology from the University of London in the U.K., completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Molecular Immunology with the Medical College of Georgia and earned both an MBA and a MPH from AU.[7]

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New Hemp Synergistics Launches CBD Wellness Water with Probiotics

Hemp Synergistics, a biotech company dedicated to making intelligent hemp products, announced today the launch of two inaugural direct to consumer retail lines: Pure Synergistics and Lily + Rein, both of which include Canabix, the first all-natural CBD + probiotic drink developed by World Health Organization cited immunologist, Dr. Babak Baban. Hemp Synergistics partnered with Medicinal Cannabis of America to bring to market Canabix, a patent-pending CBD + probiotic wellness water and tea that is THC-free.[3]


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How cannabis-based therapeutics could help fight COVID inflammation

Why CBD and why now? The anti-inflammatory potential of CBD is substantial and appears to be related to the fact that it shares 20 protein targets common to inflammation-related pathways, Jenny Wilkerson, PhD, research assistant professor at the University of Florida School of Pharmacy, Gainesville, Florida, explained to Medscape Medical News. Following the second poly I:C dose, the treatment group received CBD 5 mg/kg intraperitoneally every other day for 6 days.[4]


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Researchers say using CBD could help reduce lung damage from COVID

Researchers at the Dental College of Georgia and Medical College of Georgia found an important relationship between CBD and a molecule our body naturally produces called apelin. ” We strongly believe that CBD working through these molecules in the body can be beneficial for helping the patients with Covid -19,” Dr. Babak Baban said. Dr. Babak Baban, an immunologist at the Dental College of Georiga, found that CBD working with apelin can reduce inflammation and normalize lung function levels.[1]


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