Team CIITECH

Joseph Yossi Tam and the Endocannabinoid System

CiiTECHLABs key researcher Prof. Joseph Tam has a rich history in cannabis research and development including the effects that cannabis has on the endocannabinoid system. His many publications and involvement in cannabis research has been recognized globally and his expertise is a driving force in the new developments of CiiTECHLabs, a joint venture between CiiTECH …

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Cannabidiol promotes browning in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

Obesity and Energy taking or expenditure: Obesity is the most widely recognized metabolic disease effecting more than 1.4 billion individuals around the world. It has arrived at worldwide plague levels, prompting the development of numerous common medical conditions, for example, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and expanded danger of cancer.  In obesity development, energy intake exceeds energy …

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High fat diet and body weight have different effects on cannabinoid CB1 receptor expression in rat nodose ganglia

It has been already established that specific bidirectional, hormonal and neuronal pathways exist between the central nervous system (CNS) and the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and adipose tissue, regulating numerous physiological mechanisms, energy balance included (1, 2). Being mainly in charge of these communication pathways, the vagal nerve allows different enteric structures to be in …

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