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Whether you’re looking to find the perfect CBD product, seeking information about growing your own legal cannabis, reading about the different cannabis strains, or wanting to read the latest medical cannabis research, FullSpectrum.com will have you covered. We gather experts from all corners of the industry: medical doctors, journalists, grow experts, and more.

Our hope is that FullSpectrum.com becomes the first and only place you’ll visit to stay up to date on all things cannabis.

Meet the FullSpectrum.com Team

Ankush Patel, PHD | Medical Research Author

Dr. Ankush Patel, MD. Received certification of the honors degrees of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, and Bachelor of Obstetrics (Mb Bch, BAO) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, a recognized college of the National University of Ireland. He has been conferred with Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ireland (LRCP SI)

In his spare time he enjoys medical research and writing, and has given presentations as well as been author to publications seen in the American Association of Neurology, Translational Cancer Research, World Federation of Neuroradiology, Head and Neck Surgery (imaging of facial neuroma otolaryngology) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin.

A Seattle native, he also takes keen interest in the burgeoning CBD/MMJ industry and closely follows its rapid permeation within modern medicine.

Member: NASW

FS medical author

Anjali A. Sarkar, PhD | Science Editor

Propelled by an inherent curiosity in how life works at the cellular and molecular level, Anjali A. Sarkar did her B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in human physiology with a specialization in microbiology and immunology from the Department of Physiology at University of Calcutta, India. Her PhD dissertation from the Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Genetics also at the University of Calcutta, investigated novel mutations in hemoglobin that cause thalassemia. Thereafter she moved to the US and did her first postdoctoral fellowship at the Medical University of Ohio on the development of the peripheral nervous system.

For her second postdoctoral position at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC, she studied neural and placental development. Her research has involved analyses of protein interactions, post-translational modifications of proteins, and functional assays in animal models and cultured cells. After a brief period as Research Assistant Professor at George Washington University, she went on to work as Scientist at MindSpec Inc, reviewing, annotating and analyzing molecular and behavioral models of autism. Dr Sarkar’s scientific writing and editing niche encompasses mental health, neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, and neuroimmunology. Concurrently, she has taught biology courses at Trinity Washington University in Washington DC and Stevenson’s University in Owings Mills. She has worked as Technical Scientific Editor at The Scientist Magazine’s Creative solutions department where she developed content on frontier biotechnological advances such as Next Generation Sequencing, Chimeric T-Antigen Therapy and Multicolor Flow Cytometry.

As a medical writer and editor for Eubio, Dr Sarkar has developed continuing medical education content in oncology. As a scientific editor for ScienceSquared Ltd., she has chaired online webinars on cryoelectron microscopy, live cell imaging, single cell analysis and other biotechnological advances. Anjali is passionate about learning and writing about the science of life and living life to its fullest. She is a neurobiologist and scientific content developer and aims, above all, to be a conscious and kind human being, devoted to truth and simplicity.

Kristen Peach, PHD | Botany Author

Kristen received a master’s degree from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2017, and will complete her PhD in Plant Biology at UC Santa Barbara in April 2020. Kristen is a plant evolutionary biologist with 10+ years of research experience. She plans to pursue a full-time career in Cannabis research and consulting upon completion of her degree in April.

Research highlights:
Kristen taught Plant Biology and Biodiversity (an upper-division lecture + lab course) at UCSB in 2018 and 2019. She has a substantial record of scientific research and publication in plant evolutionary biology and ecology. From 2018-2019 she was a Co-PI (Principal Investigator) on a collaborative project with Dr. Lesley Campbell (Ryerson University, Toronto Canada). She created advanced statistical models to predict growth, morphology and reproductive outcomes in commercial scale Cannabis grow operations. In 2019 she was recruited by the California NanoSystems Institute to conduct research in addition to her thesis work in which she developed the experimental design and data collection protocol for the horticulture component of an interdepartmental project that explored the use of new laser-based solid-state lighting systems for horticultural applications.

photo of kristen peach plant biologist

Emma Green, PHD | Medical Editor

Emma Green, PhD is a freelance writer and editor, with five years of experience covering health and well-being. She has written for print and online publications, including Well and Good, Huffington Post, and Spirituality and Health. Emma currently edits four medical industry publications: Practical Patient Care, Medical Device Developments, World Pharmaceutical Frontiers and Clinical Trials Insight.

She recently completed a PhD in Health Psychology and is also a certified personal trainer. Emma is passionate about creating evidence-based, accessible and engaging health content.

Jennifer Bevis | Science Author

Jennifer E. Bevis was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a M.A. in Science Writing from Johns Hopkins University. She began her career as a laboratory technologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital matching donors and recipients for transplant, before making the switch to cancer diagnostics, then signal pathway research. She lives on the South Shore in Massachusetts with her husband, son, and dogs.

Jen Bevis Science Writer

Kristi Pahr | Freelance Writer

Kristi is a freelance writer specializing in cannabis, mental health, and health. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Vice, Men’s Health, Real Simple, and many others. Follow her here on Twitter.

Emily Kind | Cannabis Writer

Emily is a professional cannabis freelance writer living in Colorado, with bylines in several major publications–including the SF Examiner. When not writing about marijuana, Emily can be found on the hiking trails with Dutch, her Australian Shepherd, or working on her newfound passion: microgrowing cannabis.

Zawn Villines | Medical Writer

Zawn Villines is a medical writer who covers a wide range of topics, including maternal and infant health, mental health, and science news. Her work has been published in a wide range of publications, including Healthline, Medical News Today, GoodTherapy.org, and DailyKos. In her spare time, she runs a maternal health nonprofit and grows orchids. Find her on her website, or on her Facebook page.

Natalia Moss | Photographer

Natalia Moss is the daughter of a psychologist and a certified naturalist. Born in Omaha Nebraska, Natalia went on to study Fine Arts as the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her focus was on the performing arts, but as a requirement of the program, she took a photography class and fell in love with the medium. 

Her photography experience grew as she became a photographer for family and friends over the course of the last five years. What started as a small side project—taking pictures of buds—has become something of a passion. You can find her instagram here.

Natalia lives in Colorado with her husband, two sons, and a cat. She helps her tend a small cannabis grow with her husband part time. She loves educating others about the life-changing possibilities of medical marijuana.

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