Pharmacology Pharmacology

Current Topics in Pharmacology

12:30 PM, Thursday, October 30, 2008 | Room T-473 HSC
Speaker: Abbie Schindler
Topic: Vampire Bats: The bloodsuckers who may save your life
Research Articles:

  1. Lopez-Atalaya, JP, Roussel BD, Levrat D, Parcq J, Hommet Y, Benchenane K, Castel H, Leprince J, To Van D, Bureau R, Rault S, Vaudry H, Petersen KU, Sopkova-de Oliveira Santos J, Ali C, andVivien D. Toward safer thrombolytic agents in stroke: molecular requirements for NMDA receptor-mediated neurotoxicity. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism (2008) 28, 1212-1221.
  2. Reddrop C, Moldrich RX.,. Beart PM, Farso M, Liberatore GT, Howells DW, Petersen KU, Schleuning WD, and Medcalf RL. Vampire Bat Salivary Plasminogen Activator (Desmoteplase) Inhibits Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator-Induced Potentiation of Excitotoxic Injury. Stroke 2005;36;1241-1246; originally published online May 5, 2005.
  1. Adibhatla RM, Hatcher, JF. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) and Matrix Metalloproteinases in the Pathogenesis of Stroke: Therapeutic Strategies. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2008 June ; 7(3): 243-253.

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