Catherine S Woolley

  • 12934 Citations
1990 …2022
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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, The Rockefeller University

… → 1993

Zoology, BS, Texas A&M University

… → 1987

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Grants 2002 2022

Neurotransmitter Agents
Estrogens
Brain
Aromatase
Microdialysis

Research Output 1990 2019

8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Long-Term Potentiation
Sex Characteristics
Hippocampus
Protein Kinases
Calcium
12 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Neurosciences
73 Citations (Scopus)
Synaptic Transmission
Estradiol
Hippocampus
Estrogens
Synapses
28 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Status Epilepticus
Aromatase
Neurotransmitter Agents
Estrogens
Animals
43 Citations (Scopus)

Considering sex as a biological variable will be valuable for neuroscience research

Shansky, R. M. & Woolley, C. S., Nov 23 2016, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 36, 47, p. 11817-11822 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosciences
Organized Financing
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Health Policy
Research