Catherine S Woolley

  • 13249 Citations
1990 …2020

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Research Interests

Focuses on steroid regulation of synaptic structure and function and the consequences of steroid-driven synaptic modulation for behavior with most of the work is on the hippocampus, a brain region important in learning and memory, epilepsy, and in affective behaviors like anxiety and depression.

Education/Academic qualification

Neuroscience, PhD, Rockefeller University

… → 1993

Zoology, BS, Texas A&M University

… → 1987

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  • Research Output

    In memory of Bruce McEwen: a gentle giant of neuroscience

    Hill, M. N., Karatsoreos, I. N., de Kloet, E. R., Lupien, S. & Woolley, C. S., Apr 1 2020, In : Nature neuroscience. 23, 4, p. 473-474 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Latent sex differences in molecular signaling that underlies excitatory synaptic potentiation in the hippocampus

    Jain, A., Huang, G. Z. & Woolley, C. S., Feb 27 2019, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 39, 9, p. 1552-1565 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 17 Scopus citations

    Incorporating sex as a biological variable in neuroscience: What do we gain?

    McCarthy, M. M., Woolley, C. S. & Arnold, A. P., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 18, 12, p. 707-708 2 p.

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    20 Scopus citations
  • 85 Scopus citations

    Acute inhibition of neurosteroid estrogen synthesis suppresses status epilepticus in an animal model

    Sato, S. M. & Woolley, C. S., Apr 15 2016, In : eLife. 5, APRIL2016, e12917.

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  • 31 Scopus citations