Satellite Symposium

STEROIDS AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM:
PAST AND FUTURE


February 16 - Torino


Organizers: Melcangi R.C. (Italy), Panzica G.C. (Italy)


9.00 Melcangi R.C. and Panzica G.C. (Italy) Introduction to the Symposium

 

9.30 Herbison A.E. (New Zealand)  Unravelling the estrogen regulation of the GnRH neuronal network through technical innovation

10.10 Balthazart J. (Belgium) New concepts in the study of the sexual differentiation and activation of reproductive behaviors, a personal view

10.50 McCarthy M. (USA) Replacing Neurosteroids with Neuroimmunity during the quest to uncover origins of sex differences in the brain

11.30 Melcangi R.C. (Italy)  Sex dimorphism of neurosteroidogenesis: physiopathological role

12.10-13.30 – Lunch

13.30 Panzica G.C., Bonaldo B., Farinetti A., Marraudino M., Ponti G., Gotti S. (Italy) Steroid sensitive circuits and behavior: critical endpoints for endocrine disruption 

14.10 Garcia-Segura L.M. (Spain) Neuroprotective mechanism of estradiol: an overview of twenty years of research

14.50 Vallée M. (France) Stress and drug abuse disorders: the promising therapeutic value of neurosteroids

15.30 Mensah-Nyagan G. Meyer L., Taleb O., Patte-Mensah C. (France) Neurosteroid-based therapeutic strategy and neuropathic pain management

16.10 Frye C.M. Torgersen J.K. (USA) The role of androgenic neurosteroids in the etiopathophysiology and treatment of social, cognitive, affective and neurodegenerative disorders

16.50 Closure of the Satellite Symposium


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