August 1, 2012

Neuroscientist Lisa Schrott ’87 Sigma Kappa Studies Memory Loss and Prenatal Exposure to Opiates

Lisa Shrott '87 Sigma Kappa Women's Sorority

Lisa Schrott ’87 Sigma Kappa Women’s Sorority is an associate professor, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neuroscience, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. Schrott focuses her research on the behavioral, endocrine, and immune consequences of prenatal drug exposure as well as the role of neurotrophic factors (relating to the influence of nerves on tissue nutrition) and cytokines (proteins secreted by immune system cells) in brain development and behavior. Read the full story……

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