Research Studies: Essential Tremor

Study to Examine Possible Effects of Cannabis Compound For Common Movement Disorders

Phase I/II clinical trial will be first of its kind to explore cannabis as a potential Treatment option for Essential Tremor 

Dr. Nahab with the Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego is conducting a research study on Essential Tremor (ET).You may be eligible if you have been diagnosed with ET or have hand tremors. The purpose of this research study is to determine if a new medication containing cannabis (marijuana) can improve tremors and whether it is safe and effective for use in people with ET. People with essential tremor will participate in the study for 11 weeks and will undergo a complete neurological examination and psychological testing as a part of the study. In addition, participants will be required to take an oral medication containing cannabis (marijuana). The study will involve up to 9 visits lasting a total of up to 27 hours.