UCLA's Dr. A Arnold to Speak on Sex Difference in Health April 22


The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research at DSU will present Dr. Art P. Arnold, a distinguished professor at UCLA, as a guest lecturer on the topic :Studying Sex

          Dr. Art P. Arnold

Differences in Health and Disease” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 22 in Parlor A of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center.
 
Arthur P. Arnold studies the mechanisms that cause sex differences in both physiology and disease. Dr. Arnold’s research has included the development of several animal models for studying sex differences, the discovery of large sexual dimorphisms in the brain, and studies of mechanisms by which sex-biasing factors operate.
 
He received his Ph.D. from Rockefeller University and is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology at UCLA, the director of the UCLA Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, founding editor-in-chief of Biology of Sex Differences (official journal of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences), and a fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
 
Previous positions include departmental chair and associate director of the UCLA Brain Research Institute, chair of the UCLA interdepartmental Ph.D. and undergraduate programs for neuroscience, and inaugural president of the Society of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.