Dr. Gabriela Platas

Dr. Torres-Platas has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience form Mcgill University in Montreal where her focus was to to elucidate the role of astrocytes and microglial cells in the etiology of depression and suicide. Her work represented the first cellular evidence suggesting neuroinflammatory processes in Anterior Cingulate white matter in depression and suicide and suggested a possible recruitment/infiltration of peripheral macrophages through the blood vessels in the brain.

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