Does hypoglycemic injury trigger apoptosis in subpopulations of hypothalamic neurons through specific death pathways? Is estrogen able to provide protection against injury?
Is the neuroprotection of estrogen mediated through ERalpha or plasma membrane receptor?
Are there caspase induced neuronal cell death?
Tandra R. Chakraborty, is Associate Professor and Director of the Biology Graduate Program in the Biology department at Adelphi University. She received her Ph.D. from Calcutta University, Kolkata, India in Biochemistry.
She did her postdoctoral fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine on Neuroendocrinology and has taught at Sarah Lawrence College as guest lecturer. She joined Adelphi University in 2006 as an Assistant Professor.