Pharmacology and Toxicology
Description of activity in the organization
Studies on various aspects of central neurotransmission, such as:
- Glutamate neurotransmission and excitotoxicity in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- Role of Group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in shaping neuron, astrocyte and microglia neurochemistry and function in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- Modification of glutamate and GABA neurotransmission under stressing conditions and after antidepressant drug treatment.
Coordinator of the operative unit