Yair Lellouche

Yair Lellouche
Hebrew University of Jerusalem | HUJI · Department of Psychology

Bachelor of Science

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Introduction
Yair Lellouche currently works at the Department of Medical Neurobiology, Institute for Medical Research, Ein Karem Medical campus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Yair does research in the domain of the Neurobiology of addiction and reward seeking behavior. Previously, Yair conducted research on the neural Mechanisms of anesthetic agents in the CNS at the department of developmental and cell biology, Institute of life science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Additional affiliations
October 2018 - March 2021
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Position
  • PhD Student
Description
  • I am an MD/Ph.D in Dr. Yonatan Kupchik's lab. My project aims to characterize the effects of bariatric surgery on brain reward physiology and reward-seeking behavior.
May 2017 - August 2018
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • I worked as a research assistant in professor Marshall Devor's lab, studying the effects of anesthetics on distinct brain regions.
Education
October 2015 - September 2018
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Field of study
  • Biological psychoilogy

Publications

Publication (1)
Article
The mesopontine tegmental anesthesia area (MPTA) is a small brainstem nucleus that, when exposed to minute quantities of GABAA receptor agonists, induces a state of general anesthesia. In addition to immobility and analgesia this state is accompanied by widespread suppression of neural activity in the cerebral cortex and high delta-band power in th...

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Project
I aim to explore how weight-loss surgeries affect neural reward circuits and test if they can alleviate the desire not only for food but also for other substances of abuse.