Pharmacology 514:
Current Topics in Pharmacology
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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Room T-473 HSC

Speaker: Charley Chavkin
Topic: How Does Lithium Work?


  1. Faraone SV, Glatt SJ, Su J, Tsuang MT. Three potential susceptibility loci shown by a genome-wide scan for regions influencing the age at onset of mania. Am J Psychiatry. 2004 Apr; 161(4): 625-30.

  2. Williams RS, Cheng L, Mudge AW, Harwood AJ. A common mechanism of action for three mood-stabilizing drugs. Nature. 2002 May 16; 417(6886): 292-5.

  3. O'Brien WT, Harper AD, Jove F, Woodgett JR, Maretto S, Piccolo S, Klein PS. Glycogen synthase kinase-3beta haploinsufficiency mimics the behavioral and molecular effects of lithium. J Neurosci. 2004 Jul 28; 24(30): 6791-8.

  4. Kaidanovich-Beilin O, Milman A, Weizman A, Pick CG, Eldar-Finkelman H. Rapid antidepressive-like activity of specific glycogen synthase kinase-3 inhibitor and its effect on beta-catenin in mouse hippocampus. Biol Psychiatry. 2004 Apr 15; 55(8): 781-4.


  1. Harwood AJ, Agam G. Search for a common mechanism of mood stabilizers. Biochem Pharmacol. 2003 Jul 15; 66(2): 179-89.

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