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.
  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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