Ron Kohen Ph.D.

Ron Kohen Ph.D.

Head, Free Radicals, Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress Lab
Head of Academic Committee, Multidisciplinary Center for Cannabinoid Research
Chair, Richard and Jean Zarbin Chair in Medical Studies
Ron Kohen Ph.D.

Research Interest: Cannabinoids as antioxidants in biological systems; Modulation of the skin defense mechanism against stress by cannabinoids, Topical nano-delivery of cannabinoids (gold nano particles and microemulsion).

 Specific Research Topics on Cannabinoids:

  • Activation of the Nrf2-keap1 pathway by various cannabinoids.
  • Induction of skin defense mechanisms against stress (e.g. UV) by CBD and other derivatives.
  • Development of skin delivery systems for cannabinoids.

 Key Words: Antioxidants; Drug delivery systems; Skin biochemistry; Oxidative stress; Skin pathologies

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