Malta Enterprise and McGill University are organising a webinar entitled:


An overview of medical cannabis extraction and processing methods


Date: June 11th, 2020

Time: 15:30h CET


Participation is free of charge, on a first come first served basis.


Dr Nadeem Siddiqui

Received his Ph.D. from the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University. His thesis work focused on applying biophysical techniques, including nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, to elucidate the 3D-structure of proteins. For his post-doctoral work, he joined the Institute for Research in Cancer and Immunology (IRIC) at the Université de Montréal to study mechanisms of mRNA export in cancer and x-ray crystallography as a visiting scientist at the University of Toronto studying. He is currently a senior research scientist at McGill University and his research focus is in protein synthesis and mRNA metabolism in cancer and metabolic processes. Dr Siddiqui is also interested in researching alternative delivery systems to increase the efficacy of cannabinoids for treating various ailments. He has numerous accredited professional development certificates focusing on applying cannabinoids in clinical practice, industrial scale production of medical cannabis, CO2-SFE extraction, quality control, and formulation of medical cannabis derivatives. He currently sits on the scientific advisory boards of multiple applicants and cannabis licensed producers in Canada.


Malta Enterprise is Malta’s economic development agency, tasked with attracting new foreign direct investment as well as facilitating the growth of existing operations through a variety of support measures and incentives. In operation under various guises since the 1950s, which is almost since the beginning of Malta’s industrial development, Malta Enterprise contains within it a great deal of accumulated experience in the field. The long term presence of an investor in the country is a priority for Malta Enterprise. It therefore works constantly with its clients to find solutions to any issues they may be facing and to help them adapt to changing circumstances. Thanks to this close and constant interaction with the main economic players in the country, Malta Enterprise is in an ideal position to also advise government on economic policy.

McGill University, a public university founded in 1821, is one of Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students going to McGill from over 150 countries, its student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country. McGill is globally recognized for the excellence of its teaching and research. Today its professors and students at all levels are driving human achievement in every field imaginable, from building the new field of epigenetics to developing alternative energy sources from crop plants. McGill attracts the brightest students from across Canada and around the world. The prestigious Rhodes Scholarship has been awarded to 145 McGill students, more than any other Canadian university.