Neurobiology of Disease

 


 
 
 
Date: May 7, 2008 (Wednesday)
Time: 10 a.m.
Theme: Ischemia and stroke
Module: Overview
Session: Hormones and ischemia
Instructor: Hurn
Description: Hormones have an increasingly recognized impact on many neurological diseases including stroke. This session will consider the impact of hormones on ischemia and some of the underlying mechanisms.
 
Readings:
  1. Koerner IP et al. (2006). Gender, sex steroids, and cerebral ischemic pathobiology. In XXXX (Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 2006).
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Background Reading:
  1. Cheng et al. (2007). Deleterious effects of dihydrotestosterone on cerebral ischemic injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 27,1553-1562.
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  2. Cordeau et al. (2008). Live imaging of neuroinflammatino reveals sex and estrogen effects on astrocyte response to ischemic injury. Stroke 39, 935-942.
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Video:
  1. 050708 NEUS 626: http://media.ohsu.edu/ramgen/sch/ogi/neus/626-050708.rm