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FENS 2020 | Sex differences in stress exacerbation of Alzheimer’s pathology

Debra Bangasser, PhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, discusses sex differences in stress exacerbation of Alzheimer’s pathology. Dr Bangasser outlines a study that showed that in female mice, a lot of the pathways related to Alzheimer’s disease were affected in a model of chronic stress through a corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) receptor-dependent mechanism. This interview was recorded during an online conference call with The Video Journal of Neurology (VJNeurology).