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RAMI  YAKA,  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOLOGY 
Status : ACTIVE Birth place : PETAH TIKVA
Office Phone: 02-675-8735 Fax: 02-675-8741
E-Mail: ramiy@ekmd.huji.ac.il
U.R.L: http://ramiyaka.ekmd.huji.ac.il
 
Department Faculty  
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY FACULTY OF MEDICINE Dept. Description
INSTITUTE FOR DRUG RESEARCH FACULTY OF MEDICINE Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. TEL AVIV UNIV. 1999
 
Academic Position   Year
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 2013
SENIOR LECTURER 2010
LECTURER 2003
 
Research Interests
Drug addiction: elucidating the cellular and synaptic mechanisms by which
drugs of abuse such as cocaine and ethanol regulate ion channels
function in the mesolimbic dopamine system.
 
Research Projects
Regulation of NMDA receptor function by cocaine.
Interactions of GPCRs with ion channels and their role in drug
Role of Src tyrosine kinases in the regulation of ion channels.
Molecular mechanisms regulating GABA receptor function and ethanol
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Neuroprotective effects of nimodipine and nifedipine in the 2012
Membrane lipid modulations remove divalent open channel block 2009
Effect of varied gestational stress on acquisition of spatial 2007
Spatial and temporal regulation of RACK1 function and 2004
Corticotropin-releasing factor requires CRF binding protein to 2003
Scaffolding of Fyn kinase to the NMDA receptor determines brain 2003
Cellular adaptation to chronic ethanol results in altered 2003
Pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP1-38) 2003
H-Ras modulates NMDA receptor function via inhibition of Src 2003
Fyn kinase and NR2B-containing NMDA receptors regulate acute 2003
Ethanol induces gene expression via the nuclear 2002
NMDA-receptor function is regulated by the inhibitory 2002
Uncoupling of bIIPKC from its targeting protein RACK1 in 2000
 
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