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Sex Differences in Brain Disorders: Emerging Transcriptomic Evidence and Implications for Therapeutic Development
September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
On September 23, 2020, the Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a virtual public workshop at 10:00am until 5:00pm EDT. This workshop will bring together bring together experts and key stakeholders from academia, government, industry, and non-profit organizations to explore emerging evidence regarding differences in transcriptomic abnormalities that occur in the brains of men versus women with a variety of brain disorders including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, drug addiction, neurodegenerative conditions, and other brain disorders.
Invited presentations and discussions will be designed to:
- Review the landscape of emerging evidence regarding sex differences in transcriptomic abnormalities in a variety of brain disorders, and discuss how this can be used to advance understanding of brain disorder pathophysiology.
- Explore ramifications for therapeutic development for these disorders, including identification of new targets, implications for preclinical and clinical study design, regulatory considerations, and potential sex-specific treatments.
- Discuss open research questions and opportunities to move the field forwarfoumd.
- September 23
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders