News & Events

2 research projects were awarded funding by CIITECH

November 5, 2017

 

Congratulations our researchers:

  1. Prof. Raphael Mechoulam & Prof. Francesca Levi-Schaffer - The therapeutic benefit of cannabis for the treatment of asthma
  2. Joseph Tam - Testing the therapeutic effect of phytocannabinoids for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

 

The 2017 Israel Medical Convention

August 8, 2017

 

The 2017 Israel Medical Convention will focus on medical cannabis. Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, Head of the MCCR Academic Committee, will give a lecture on the past and future of cannabis.

Admission is free - register at www.hadassah.org.il.

 

Publications

July 16, 2017

Pertwee RG, Rock EM, Guenther K, Limebeer CL, Stevenson LA, Haj C, Smoum R, Parker LA, Mechoulam R (2017) Cannabidiolic acid methyl ester, a stable synthetic analogue of cannabidiolic acid, can produce 5-HT1A receptor-mediated suppression of nausea and anxiety in rats. Br J Pharmacol. doi: 10.1111/bph.14073.

 

3 research projects were awarded the 1st cycle of funding by the Center:

February 6, 2017

 

Congratulations to our winning researchers:

  1. Dr. Ofra Benny - Studying the anti-angiogenic and anti-cancer activity of cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) agonists
  1. Prof. Elyad Davidson - Effect of a cannabis extract on acute radicular pain and on analgesics. Requirement: a double-blinded, randomized, 24 hours follow-up study
  1. Prof. Rami Yaka & Prof. Oren Ostresetzer - The Effects of CBD on Traumatic Brain Injury