Prof. Yossi Tam

Yossi Tam
School of Pharmacy, Institute for Drug Research

Brief Summary of research: 

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.  

Specific research topics related to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology:

  • Nanoparticles for peripheral administration of CB1 receptor blockers
  • Tissue (Cell and Organelle) targeted of cannabinoid drugs for the treatment of fatty liver and chronic kidney diseases