2nd International
Brain Technology Conference

March 11-12, Hangar 11, Tel Aviv Port, Israel

Irit Akirav, PhD

Senior Lecturer, Dept of Psychology, University of Haifa

Irit Akirav

Irit Akirav specializes in the study of the involvement of the endocannabinoid system in stress, emotional trauma and memory. Irit is a senior lecturer at the University of Haifa since 2010.  Before that she was lecturer at the University of Haifa and before that, in 2002-2006 she was Fellow at the Department of Neurobiology of the Weizmann Institute of Science.  Irit has published extensively in scientific journals on her research findings.  Her research focuses on multidisciplinary approaches which include behavioral, pharmacological, electrophysiological, and molecular techniques to study the effects of cannabinoids on memory, plasticity and stress-related disorders.