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Clinical Research

The Emerald Clinics Research Model – where care meets data

At Emerald Clinics, we believe that we can provide the best care to our patients when we listen to them. Learn from them. And then, with these learnings, use that newly generated knowledge – or “real world evidence” – to inform future care.

We integrate structured research data collection into each of our patient visits, so that we can make meaningful comparisons of our patient’s progress. We don’t just guess or hope that a novel treatment will work – we take a structured scientific approach to understanding each new treatment, so that our patients receive the best care possible.

This is our standard.

Our Research Interests

At Emerald Clinics, our research is focused around finding new and better treatment for patients with unmet medical needs. That is to say, where patients haven’t yet found success in treating their condition, despite trying all available conventional treatment.

Unmet medical needs of interest include:



Symptoms related to Chemotherapy


Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Neurological Spasticity

Parkinson’s Disease

Migraine / Headache

Alzheimer’s Disease


Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Depression and Anxiety

Palliative Care

Current Projects

Emerald Clinical Data Registry

A real world data registry, tracking responses to novel treatments for patients with unmet medical needs.

In Progress

Opioid Sparing Clinical Trial (Zelira)

An open label study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of a medicinal cannabinoid oil formulation in chronic non-cancer pain patients


Calm Gut Study (Emyria)

An open-label, observational study to investigate efficacy and safety of routinely prescribed oral medicinal cannabis for management of symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).