Head of Student Research

Brenden Rabinovitch

(Hon.) BSc Candidate (Biology; Biomedical Science) at York University

Brenden is currently pursuing his Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology; Biomedical Science at York University. Brenden has a passion for neurology and neuroscience, with an emphasis on conscioussness, psycehdelic neurology, and cognitive neuroscience. He strives to attend medical school to become a practicing neurologist and medical researcher.

Brenden currently leads NCT’s Student Research Team, composed of students of a multidisciplinary background, aiming to publish research on novel clinical interventions and clinical throughput models, with the goal of better serving the medical community as a whole. Brenden joined the NCT team in November of 2019.


[1] Diaz PL, Katz TM, Langleben AC, Rabinovitch BS, Lewis EC. Healing of a Chronic Pressure Injury in a Patient Treated With Medical Cannabis for Pain and Sleep Improvement: A Case Report. Wound Manag Prev. 2021;67(10):42-47.

[2] Rabinovitch BS, Lewis EC, Gomez-Lavin J. A Mechanistic Approach to Psychedelic-Induced Long-Term Psychological Changes – Accepted as Poster Presentation (ESPP & SPP 2022 Joint Conference Milan, Italy)

[3] Rabinovitch BS, Nowicki M & Lewis EC. Medical Cannabis Treatment for Pediatric, Drug-Resistant Epilepsy: An Overview for Those New to the Conversation [Internet]. United Kingdom (UK): The Cannabinoid Journal, Centre for Medical Cannabis; April 2021. Available from: https://centreformedicinalcannabis.substack.com/p/medical-cannabis-treatment-for-pediatric

[4] Rabinovitch B, Nowicki M, & Lewis EC. Medical Cannabis in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy: Overview & Summary of Current Research [Internet]USA: Neurodiem, Biogen MA Inc; July 2021. Available from: https://bit.ly/2VrhOLg