Stewart Biological Sciences Bldg.
Room N8/10, 398-6087
barbara.sherwin at mcgill.ca
Prof. Sherwin's research is in the area of human psychoendocrinology and focuses on the mechanisms by which hormones influence memory and mood in humans. Studies in progress are concerned with investigating the effects of estrogen on depression and on memory in a variety of normal and clinical populations (e.g., women with major depressive disorders, those with Alzheimer's Disease and healthy elderly men and women).
Matousek, R., Sherwin, B.B. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Add-Back Estrogen or Placebo on Cognition in Men with Prostate Cancer Receiving an Antiandrogen and a Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analog. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2010; 35: 215-225.
Sherwin, B.B., Chertkow, H., Schipper, H., Nasreddine, Z. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Estrogen Treatment in Men with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Neurobiology of Aging (2009), doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2009.11.002
Sherwin, B.B. The Neuroprotective Effect of Estrogen in Women; Is Timing of the Initiation of Treatment Critical? Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 2009; 5: 620-627.
Sherwin, B.B., *Henry, J. Brain Aging Modulates the Neuroprotective Effect of Estrogen on Selective Aspects of Cognition in Women: A Critical Review. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 2008; 29: 88-113.
Updated: May 2014
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