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Eliot Brenowitz was awarded a new 5 year NIMH grant.

Steroid hormones have potential for use as neuroprotective agents in the treatment of stroke and a variety of neurodegenerative and mental health disorders. They are also of increasing concern as drugs of abuse. This work, ‘Comparative studies of vocal control,’ will examine the fundamental mechanisms by which these potent hormones influence neuronal birth, death, and gene expression.