Dr. Ina Dubinsky
Lead Scientist, MediPharm Labs
As MediPharm Labs Lead Scientist Ina is responsible for secondary processing through distillation or isolation to produce the active pharmaceutical ingredient for a variety of medical cannabis products. Prior to working at MediPharm Labs, she held the position of Research and Development Scientist at ARA – Avanti Rx Analytics Inc. While at ARA, Ina conducted analytical lab testing and developed methodologies for testing cannabis oil, extract, plants, and intermediate products within the Health Canada, FDA and GMP regulatory frameworks. Ina’s expertise includes research and development, analysis of extraction process performance for cannabis and hemp, and cannabinoid isolation and purification through vacuum distillation, vacuum filtration, and normal and RF column chromatography. Ina is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry at the University of Toronto and holds a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Tel Aviv University.