Researcher interests: Our lab is focused on uncovering the involvement of the endocannabinoid system in the pathogenesis of obesity and its metabolic complications, with therapeutic prospects for the development of an effective drug therapy.
FACULTY / SCHOOL: School of Medicine - IMRIC
Contact Business Development: Mel Larrosa

Selected Publications

Rami Aqeilan, ibrahim knani, micheal pacold, monther aburemaileh, muhannad aburemaileh, rania akkawi, shiran udi, Joseph Tam
wwox somatic ablation in skeletal muscles alters glucose metabolism (2019)| Molecular metabolism| Read more
adi aran, alina nemirovski, aviad schnapp, hanoch cassuto, lola polianski, maya eylon, moria harel, nadia wattad, sigal tepper, Joseph Tam
lower circulating endocannabinoid levels in children with autism spectrum disorder (2019)| Molecular Autism| Read more
liad hinden, Joseph Tam
do endocannabinoids regulate glucose reabsorption in the kidney (2019)| Nephron| Read more
adi drori, alina nemirovski, anna permyakova, Rivka Hadar, shiran udi, Joseph Tam
cannabinoid 1 receptor regulates mitochondrial dynamics and function in renal proximal tubular cells (2019)| Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism| Read more
adi drori, alina nemirovski, asaad gammal, christian schaaf, itai bab, malka attarnamdar, Raphael Mechoulam, megan elizabeth rech, reem smoum, Rivka Hadar, saja baraghithy, shira hirsch, Joseph Tam, varda grosstsur, Yankel Gabet, yehuda pollak, yshaia langer
magel2 modulates bone remodeling and mass in prader willi syndrome by affecting oleoyl serine levels and activity a fatty acid amide regulates bone remodeling in pws (2019)| Journal of Bone and Mineral Research| Read more
alina nemirovski, Andrei Keidar, asnat raziel, david goitein, muriel webb, nasser sakran, oren shibolet, shahar azar, shira zelbersagi, shiri sherfdagan, Joseph Tam
circulating endocannabinoids are reduced following bariatric surgery and associated with improved metabolic homeostasis in humans (2019)| Obesity Surgery| Read more
alina nemirovski, gitit kra, lilya livshitz, maya zachut, shiran udi, Joseph Tam, uzi moallem, yishai levin
characterization of the endocannabinoid system in subcutaneous adipose tissue in periparturient dairy cows and its association to metabolic profiles (2018)| PLOS ONE| Read more
asaad gammal, Jacob Hochman, nitzan ganot, ori briaitbard, Joseph Tam, Edit Tshuva
in vivo anticancer activity of a nontoxic inert phenolato titanium complex high efficacy on solid tumors alone and combined with platinum drugs (2018)| ChemMedChem| Read more
ben efron, David Greenberg, eleni kotsiliti, estelle bennett, eyal shteyer, geula hanin, Mathias Heikenwalder, nadav yayon, Orit Pappo, Eli Pikarsky, rivka zangen, rotem haviv, shiran udi, Hermona Soreq, Joseph Tam, yoganathan krishnamoorthy, yonat tzur
mirna 132 induces hepatic steatosis and hyperlipidaemia by synergistic multitarget suppression (2018)| Gut| Read more
beat lutz, inigo ruiz azua, itai bab, laura bindila, raj kamal srivastava, saif deis, saja baraghithy, Joseph Tam
age related regulation of bone formation by the sympathetic cannabinoid cb1 receptor (2018)| Bone| Read more
adi drori, alina nemirovski, anna permyakova, asaad gammal, gil leibowitz, liad hinden, matan geron, Merav Cohen, Yaakov Nahmias, Avi Priel, Rivka Hadar, sabina tsytkinkirschenzweig, saja baraghithy, shiran udi, Joseph Tam, Yael Riahi
modulation of renal glut2 by the cannabinoid 1 receptor implications for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy (2017)| Journal of The American Society of Nephrology| Read more
the therapeutic potential of targeting the peripheral endocannabinoid cb1 receptor system ()| European Journal of Internal Medicine| Read more

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