Researcher interests: Eating disorders and eating regulation. Anorexia. Body weight regulation; development of therapeutic devices for treating anorexia nervosa. Leptin as a survival hormone. Endocannabinoids for the treatment of eating disorders. Liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy and diabetic neuropathy. Animal models for treating obesity and diabetes. Development of therapeutic devices for the treatment of weight loss and depression associated with the metabolic syndrome. Leptin, neurogenesis and angiogenesis in stroke. Postpartum depression. Steatosis and CVD. Prevention of autism by retinoids supplementation. Development of functional foods against Alzheimer`s disease.
FACULTY / SCHOOL: School of Medicine - IMRIC

Selected Publications

Yosefa Avraham, chunxia liu, dazhi feng, hai qian, jing han, lidan sun, wenlong huang, xingguang cai, yuan liu, yuxuan dai
novel fatty acid chain modified glp 1 derivatives with prolonged in vivo glucose lowering ability and balanced glucoregulatory activity (2018)| Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry| Read more
Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, iddo magen, paturski, vorobiev
2 arachidonoylglycerol as a possible treatment for anorexia nervosa in animal model in mice (2017)| Brain Research| Read more
amnon albeck, Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, David Mankuta, marina donskoy, vorobiev, wiessam abu ahmad
beta carotene as a novel therapy for the treatment of autistic like behavior in animal models of autism (2017)| Behavioural Brain Research| Read more
arbelalon, Yosefa Avraham, David Mankuta, galun, hants, staum, vorobeiv, wiessam abu ahmad
brain neurotransmitters in an animal model with postpartum depressive like behavior (2017)| Behavioural Brain Research| Read more
aviva ezra, Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, chana listman, eithan kunkes, fida harfoush, Jehoshua Katzhendler, lia vorobeiv, Nikolaos Grigoriadis, sawsan salameh, shira merchavia, yousef najajreh
novel acylethanolamide derivatives that modulate body weight through enhancement of hypothalamic pro opiomelanocortin pomc and or decreased neuropeptide y npy (2013)| Journal of Medicinal Chemistry| Read more
Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, david chernoguz, davidi, dayan, lassri, ronen leker, vorobiev
delayed leptin administration after stroke induces neurogenesis and angiogenesis (2013)| Journal of Neuroscience Research| Read more
Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, David Mankuta, eithan galun, lia vorobeiv, sagit arbelalon, shira merchavia, yael hants
166 the peri partum period is characterized by a major alteration in brain neurotransmitters levels a possible connection to postpartum depression (2013)| American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology| Read more
areej khatib, Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, doron, Johnny Amer, lina abutair, mahmud mahamid, Rifaat Safadi
the direct profibrotic and indirect immune antifibrotic balance of blocking the cannabinoid 2 receptor (2012)| American Journal of Physiology-gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology| Read more
Yosefa Avraham, Elliot Berry, david chernoguz, davidi, dayan, kabesa, lassri, ronen leker, vorobiev
leptin induces neuroprotection neurogenesis and angiogenesis after stroke (2011)| Current Neurovascular Research| Read more
leptin resistance and desensitization of hypophagia during prolonged inflammatory challenge ()| American Journal of Physiology-endocrinology and Metabolism| Read more

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