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. (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

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 and neurosteroidogenesis

12.10-13.30 – Lunch

13.30 Panzica G.C. (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 of abuse-related disorders : the promising trio allopregnanolone / progesterone / pregnenolone

15.30 Mensah-Nyagan G. (France) Neurosteroid-based therapeutic strategy and chronic pain management

16.10 Frye C.M. (USA) Behavior-induced neurosteroidogenesis  

 

16.50 Closure of the Satellite Symposium


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