Our Medical Advisory Board

Our Medical Advisory Board has been established to support the research, design, development and clinical applications of Bod’s cannabis pharmaceuticals. The board holds knowledge and expertise in the development of pharmaceuticals, clinical research and medicinal cannabis.

Professor Andrew McLachlan


Professor Andrew McLachlan is a leading Australian pharmacist, academic and researcher with experience in clinical pharmacology and the quality use of medicines. He is Head of School and Dean at the Sydney Pharmacy School, The University of Sydney. Professor McLachlan is the former chair of a human research ethics committee and serves on Australian government committees related to medicines policy, evaluation, regulation and antidoping.

Professor Ian Olver


Professor Ian Olver originally trained as a medical oncologist and bioethicist. He is currently Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Medical Science at the University of Adelaide, with research focusing on supportive care in cancer and psycho-oncology. Professor Olver was previously CEO of Cancer Council Australia and Clinical Director of the Royal Adelaide Hospital Cancer Centre. He is immediate past President of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer and served on the Australian Health Ethics Committee of the NHMRC for 9 years chairing it for the 6 years.  To date he has published more than 300 journal articles, 28 book chapters, authored 4 books and edited 5, including the MASSCC Textbook of Supportive Care and Survivorship.

Associate Professor Arman Sabet


Associate Professor Arman Sabet is a consultant neurologist with fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disorders.  He is currently head of the department of neurology at Gold Coast University hospital and fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.  A/Professor Sabet has many years of experience in clinical trials and research in neurosciences as well as a busy clinical practice in Queensland where he is also involved in educational activities at Griffith University School of Medicine.