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.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s