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Irit Akirav, Prof.

Neurobiology ; Psychology

 

Prof. Irit Akirav is director of the Learning and Memory lab in the University of Haifa's Department of Psychology, and chair of the Department of Psychology.

Her research focuses on the involvement of the endocannabinoid system in stress, memory and plasticity.

One of the main interests in the lab is studying the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and other stress-related disorders.

 

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