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


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