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Research Outcomes

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    Fiscal Year 2020

    • Montoya Z, Uhernik A, Smith J. Fear Memory Extinction is Enhanced and Generalized Fear is Reduced By Cannabidiol When Administered to Female Mice Before Fear Conditioning. 17th Annual Front Range Neuroscience Conference; 2019; Fort Collins, CO.
    • Uhernik A, Montoya Z, Turner C, Smith J. Fear Memory Extinction is Enhanced and Generalized Fear is Reduced By Cannabidiol WhenAdministered to Female Mice Before Fear Conditioning. Society for Neuroscience; 2019; Chicago, IL.
    • Vigil J, Uhernik A, Smith J. HU-211-Sensitive, Cognitive Learning and Memory Processes Modulate GluN2B Surface Expression in the Mouse Brain. 17th Annual Front Range Neuroscience Conference; 2019; Fort Collins, CO.
    • Vigil J, Uhernik A, Smith J. HU-211-sensitive, Cognitive learning and Memory Processes Modulate GluN2B Surface Expression in the Mouse Brain. Society for Neuroscience; 2019; Chicago, IL.
    • Park S-H, Staples SK, Gostin EL, Smith JP, Vigil JJ, Seifried D, et al. Contrasting Roles of Cannabidiol as an Insecticide and Rescuing Agent for Ethanol-induced Death in the Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta. Sci Rep. 2019 19;9(1):10481.
    • Farrer R, Mendel G, Bedoya Valencia L, Correa-Martinez Y, Highfill B. Toward the Production of Novel Fibers Produced UsingBiopolymers Extracted from Hemp Plants and/or Biomass. ACS SWRM/RMRM; 2019 Nov.
    • Neighbours T, Bonetti SJ, Carsella J. Investigation of Glycohydrolase Activities in Penicillium Spinulosum Liquid Shake Cultures Supplemented With Varying Amounts of Crushed Hemp Seeds. SWRM/RMRM, Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Combined Regional American Meeting of the American Chemical Society; 2019 Nov; El Paso, TX.
    • Streff HM, Williams DW, Blanton C, Gabaldón AM. Effects of Dietary Hempseed on Growth Patterns and Body Composition in Young Female C57BL6 Mice. CSU Pueblo CSM Research Symposium; 2019 Nov.
    • Kim ES. What is a Glandular Trichome in Cannabis, and What is a Major Function of Secretory Cavity? Presentation in preparation; 2020.
    • Long Y, Huang K, Cui X, Lichliter D, Zamora M. Mobile App: WeRehab. 2020.
    • Pauli CS, Conroy M, Vanden Heuvel BD, Park S-H. Cannabidiol Drugs Clinical Trial Outcomes and Adverse Effects. Front Pharmacol. 2020;11:63.
    • Regas T, Fullard A, Vanden Heuvel B, Kinney CA, Carsella J, Bickford N. The Potential of Hemp as a Remediation Tool for the Uptake of Heavy Metals and Metalloids. Presentation in preparation; 2020.
    • Vigil J, Uhernik A, Smith J. Comparison of Cannabidiol and Citalopram in targeting Fear Memory in Female Mice. To be Presented at the Institute of Cannabis Research 2020 Conference; 2020; Pueblo, CO
    • Vigil J, Uhernik A, Smith J. HU-211-Sensitive, Cognitive Learning and Memory Processes Modulate GluN2B Surface Expression in the Mouse Brain. To be Presented at the Institute of Cannabis Research 2020 Conference; 2020; Pueblo, CO.
    • Jasksic N. State of Hemp Research in the Engineering Department at CSU Pueblo. South Korea – CSU Pueblo Meeting; 2020 Feb.
    • Seifried D, Ramos MF, Kinney CA. Pressurized Liquid Extraction: A Robust Extraction Method for Cannabinoid Analysis and In-extraction Chemical Modification of Acidic Cannabinoids. ACS National Meeting; 2020 Mar.
    • The Daily Sentinel, Park S-H. GJSentinel.com regarding Human endocannabinoid system. 2020.
    • The Durango Herald, Park S-H. Human Endocannabinoid System. 2020.
    • Park S-H. Defensive Role of Cannabidol (CBD) against Pest Insect Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta Through Disrupting Exoskeleton Development. American Chemical Society (ACS) CANN Subdivision ElSohly Award Presentation; 2020 May.
    • Long Y, Huang K. WeRehab: Assisting Cannabis Rehabilitation Via Mobile Application. in Proceedings of HCI INTERNATIONAL 2020. 22nd International Conference on. Human-Computer Interaction; 2020 Jul.
    • Park S-H. Defensive Role of Cannabidiol (CBD) against Pest Insect Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta Through Disrupting Exoskeleton Development. The 30th Annual ICRS Symposium on the Cannabinoids, Presentation in preparation; 2020 Jul.
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    Fiscal Year 2019

    • Park SH, Staples SK, Gostin EL, Smith JP, Vigil JJ, Seifried D, Kinney C, Pauli CS, Heuvel BDV. (2019). Contrasting Roles of Cannabidiol as an Insecticide and Rescuing Agent for Ethanol-induced Death in the Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta. Scientific Reports
    • Peters, T. W., & Foust, C. (2019). High School Student Cannabis Use and Perceptions towards Cannabis in Southcentral Colorado – Comparing Communities that Permit Recreational Dispensaries and Communities that Do Not. Journal of Cannabis Research.
    • Best Paper Award at HICSS 2019. Huang, K. Y., & Long, Y. (2019). Fighting Together: Discovering the Antecedents of Social Support and Helpful Discussion Threads in Online Support Forums for Cannabis Quitters. Paper presented at the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-52), Maui, HI.
    • Long, Y. (2019). Fighting Together: Discovering the Antecedents of Social Support and Helpful Discussion Threads in Online Support Forums for Cannabis Quitters. Paper presented at the HICSS
    • Boston, D. J., Carsella, J., Vanden Heuvel, B. D., & Kinney, C. A. (2019). Chemical barcoding for cannabis source identification. Paper presented at the 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting Orlando, FL.
    • Seifried, D. G., Fernandes Ramos, M., & Kinney, C. A. (2019). Pressurized Liquid Extraction: A robust extraction method for cannabinoid analysis and in-extraction chemical modification of acidic cannabinoids. Paper presented at the 257th American Chemical Society Orlando National Meeting Orlando, FL.
    • Kinney, C. A., Seifried, D. G., Arellano, C. J., Gurau, A. T., Vanden Heuvel, B. D., Cranswick, M. A., & Boston, D. J. (2019). Development of an efficient method for the extraction and isolation of cannabidiol (CBD) from bulk industrial hemp using pressurized liquid extraction (PLE) and flash chromatography. Paper presented at the 257th American Chemical Society National Meeting Orlando, FL
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    Fiscal Year 2018

    • Uhernik, A. L., Montoya, Z. T., Balkissoon, C. D., & Smith, J. P. Learning and memory is modulated by cannabidiol when administered during trace fear-conditioning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. 149:68-76. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.02.009.
    • Brett, B., Luckini, T., Conroy, M., Ramirez, Y., & Freeman, K. (2018). An Observational Study of Medicinal Cannabis Effects in Adults with Medically Refractory Epilepsy. Paper presented at the International Cannabinoid Research Society Meeting, Leiden, Netherlands.
    • Smith, JP (2018). Roundtable Discussion about the use of cannabis for treating mental illness. The forum included about 30 community members from the mental health profession and consumers. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Pueblo, CO.
    • Smith, JP (2018). Cannabidiol as a Helpful Adjunct to Exposure Therapy for PTSD Patients? National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Pueblo, CO.
    • Conroy, M., Luckini, T., Ramirez, Y., Freeman, K., & Brett, B. (2018). Effects of Medicinal Cannabis Use on Seizures in Adults with Medically Refractory Epilepsy: A Progress Report. Paper presented at the 87th Annual Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Denver, CO.
    • Park, S.-H. (2018a). Contrasting Roles of Cannabidiol as an Insecticide and Rescuing Agent for Ethanol–induced Death in the Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta. Paper presented at the United Natural Products Alliance, Lafayette, CO.
    • Park, S.-H. (2018b). Contrasting Roles of Cannabidiol as an Insecticide and Rescuing Agent for Ethanol–induced Death in the Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta. Paper presented at the Medical Cannabis Technology Forum, Denver, CO.
    • Vigil, J., Uhernik, AL, Smith, JP, (2018). HU-211-sensitive Cognitive Learning and Memory Processes GluN2B Surface Expression in the Mouse Brain. College of Science and Mathematics Student Research Symposium, CSU-Pueblo.
    • Vigil, J., Uhernik, AL, Smith, JP. (2018). HU-211-Sensitive, Cognitive Learning and Memory Processes Modulate GluN2B Surface Expression in the Mouse Brain. Rocky Mountain Neuroscience Annual Conference, CSU Fort Collins.
    • Boyd, K., Blanton, C., & Gabaldón, A. M. (2018). Effects of a symbiotic diet on bone mineral density in mice as measured by DEXA scan. Paper presented at the 14th Annual CSM Student Research Symposium, Pueblo, CO.
    • Lujan, W. P., Linkowski, A., & Gabaldón, A. M. (2018). The potential of whole hempseed as a prebiotic to support growth and metabolism of anticarcinogenic probiotic bacteria. Paper presented at the 14th Annual CSM Student Research Symposium, Pueblo, CO.
    • Montoya, Z., Uhernik, A., Smith, JP (2018). Cannabidiol during Acquisition affects Learning and Memory in Female Mice. College of Science and Mathematics Student Research Symposium, CSU-Pueblo.
    • Montoya, Z., Uhernik, AL, Smith, JP (2018). Fear Memory Extinction is enhanced by Cannabidiol When Given during Acquisition in Female Mice. Sixteenth Annual Front Range Neuroscience, CSU. Poster session #11.
    • Rodriguez, J., Lopez, J., & Steel, J. (2018). The impact of cannabinoid receptor (CB1) antagonism/agonism on alphavirus replication. Paper presented at the 14th Annual CSM Student Research Symposium, Pueblo, CO.
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    Fiscal Year 2017

    • Smith, JP (2017). Cannabidiol-Dependent Modulation of Cognitive Learning. Industrial Hemp Research Foundation, Denver CO.
    • Smith, JP (2017). Cannabidiol-Dependent Modulation of Cognitive Learning. University of Colorado Boulder, Chemistry Department Seminar Series, Boulder CO.
    • Park, S.-H. (2017). Genomics and Genetics of Cannabis & Molecular Marker-Assisted Cannabis Breeding. Paper presented at the Industrial Hemp Research Foundation, Denver, CO.
    • Uhernik, AL, Balkissoon, C., Vigil, J., Montoya, Z., Smith, JP, (2017). Differential Effects on Cognitive versus Reflexive Memory Recall after Cannabidiol Treatment. College of Science and Mathematics Student Research Symposium, CSU-Pueblo.
    • Uhernik, AL, Balkissoon, C., Vigil, J., Montoya, Z., Smith, JP, (2017). Potential Modulation of GABAA Cl- Current in CA1 Pyramidal Cells by Cannabidiol in Mouse Hippocampal Slices. College of Science and Mathematics Student Research Symposium, CSU-Pueblo.
    • Williams, D. W., & Gabaldón, A. M. (2018). The effects of 2-arachidonoylglycerol, anandamide, and 17-estradiol on osteogenesis in cultured primary human osteoblasts. Paper presented at the 14th Annual CSM Student Research Symposium, Pueblo, CO.
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