Fundamentals of the McCarthy Lab
Sexual differentiation of the brain occurs during a critical period defined by the onset and offset of sensitivity to gonadal steroids.
Current Research Areas
Neuroimmunity and Neuroinflammation
Endocannabinoids and Sex Differences in the Brain
Microglial Roles for Sex Differences in the Brain
Epigenetics of Sex Differences in the Brain
How might early life experiences imprint life long changes in gene expression?