Altered MAPK Signaling in Major Depression: The Role of MKP-1
The topic for this week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be physiology and pharmacology. All faculty members and students are invited to attend.
- Explain some of the known cellular and molecular pathophysiological hallmarks of major depressive disorder (MDD)
- Identify brain areas and cellular mechanisms targeted by current depression research
- Describe usage of molecular biology techniques in combination with preclinical behavioral models in identifying new therapeutic targets for treatment of MDD
- Define the role of negative regulation of MAPK signaling pathway in the development of depressive state and antidepressant treatment
Assistant professor – Physiology and pharmacology
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