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Ann Arbor MI 4/10/12 4/10/12 A neuroscientist and neuroendocrinologist, Dr. McEwen examines the mechanisms by which stress and sex hormones effect brain function and gene expression.

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The Central Role of the Brain in Stress and Adaptation: Impact of the Social Environment

A seminar by Bruce McEwen, Ph.D.

April 10, 2012
4:00 p.m.
SPH I Crossroads 1655
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Sponsored by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars and CSEPH
Contact Information: Meredith McGehee (mcgehee@umich.edu)

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Dr. McEwen studies environmentally-regulated, variable gene expression in brain mediated by circulating steroid hormones and endogenous neurotransmitters in relation to brain sexual differentiation and the actions of sex, stress and thyroid hormones on the adult brain. Dr. McEwen combines molecular, anatomical, pharmacological, physiological and behavioral methodologies and makes an effort to relate his findings to human clinical information.