Dr. Babak Baban is one of the leading cannabis researchers in the world. Dr. Baban is a Professor of Immunology at Departments of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences, Dental College of Georgia, Departments of Neurology and Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, at Augusta University of Augusta in Georgia.
He received his PhD from the University of London in United Kingdom followed by completion of his postdoctoral fellowship in molecular immunology at the Medical College of Georgia (currently Augusta
University). Further, Dr. Baban earned his Master of Business Administration from Augusta State University in 2008 and his Master of Public Health from Augusta University in 2015. Dr. Baban is currently the Associate Dean of Research at the Dental College of Georgia.
Dr. Baban’s scholarship is extensive. He has multiple ongoing collaborations within the dental
college at Augusta University and externally. He is highly funded through multiple intramural and extramural awards. Dr. Baban has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles in high impact and
prestigious journals by over 8000 citations. Dr. Baban has two awarded diagnostic and industrial patents and an additional five are pending.
He is a member of scientific board and study sections of several major organizations nationally and internationally, including the American Heart Association, Marie Curie Action of European Commission, American Dental Association, La Caixa foundation, International Cannabis Research Society, European Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine Association (EPMA), Medical Cannabis of Europe, and the Qatar National Foundation Scientific Review Board. Further, he is a member of editorial board and reviewing team for several prestigious scientific Journals.
Dr. Baban has called Augusta, Georgia home for the last twenty years.
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