Catherine S Woolley

  • 13011 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

Research Output 1990 2019

10 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
Protein Kinases
13 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

77 Citations (Scopus)
Synaptic Transmission
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
Neurotransmitter Agents
48 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

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