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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



July 16, 2017

Cherniakov I, Izgelov D, Barasch D, Davidson E, Domb AJ, Hoffman A (2017) Piperine-pro-nanolipospheres as a novel oral delivery system of cannabinoids: Pharmacokinetic evaluation in healthy volunteers in comparison to buccal spray administration.

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