Pharmacology Pharmacology

Current Topics in Pharmacology

12:30 PM, Thursday, May 1, 2008 | Room T-473 HSC
Speaker: Megan Cavalier
Topic: SAD in Seattle: Reconciling Chronobiological and Neurobiological Mechanisms in Seasonal Affective Disorder
Paper to be presented:

  1. Gonzalez MMC and Aston-Jones, G. (2006) 'Circadian Regulation of Arousal: Role of Noradrenergic Locus Coeruleus System and Light Exposure,' Sleep, 29:10, 1327-1336.
  2. Gonzalez MMC and Aston Jones, G (2008) 'Light deprivation damages monoamine neurons and produces a depressive behavioral phenotype in rats,' PNAS, 105:12, 4898-4903.
  1. Lam RW and Leviatn RD. (2000) 'Pathophysiology of seasonal affective disorder: a review,' Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 25:5, 469-480.
  2. McClung, CA. (2007) 'Circadian genes, rhythms and the biology of mood disorders,' Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 114, 222-232.
  3. Levitan RD. (2007) 'The chronobiology and neurobiology of winter seasonal affective disorder,' Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 9, 315-324.
  4. Magnusson A and Boivin D. (2003) 'Seasonal affective disorder: an overview,' Chronobiology International, 20:2, 189-207.
  5. Westrin, A and Lam, RW. (2007) 'Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Clinical Update', Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 19:4, 239 - 246
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