Dr. Marco Van De Velde

DUTCH OFFICE FOR MEDICINAL CANNABIS

Dr Marco van de Velde is the head of Office of Medicinal Cannabis (OMC) in the Netherlands. After completing a PhD on the modulatory role of fatty-acid metabolites in the signal transduction cascade in inflammatory processes, he continued his career as senior policy advisor at the Ministry of Health in the Netherlands and was responsible for implementation of new legislation on pricing and reimbursement of pharmaceutical products and quality standards for human tissues.