ECNP Podcast — more information
Episode title: Why sex differences matter in applied neuroscience
Christina Dalla, Greece
Dr. Christina Dalla is Associate Professor at the Dep. of Pharmacology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, President of the Hellenic Brain Council and President of the Mediterranean Neuroscience Society. She is also member of the board of directors of the European Brain Foundation, member of the Communication Committee of the Federation of European neuroscience Societies/FENS, and member of the Educational and Scientific Committees of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology/ECNP. Her work focuses on sex differences in neuropsychiatric disorders and novel treatments with a focus on depression and anxiety. She has received numerous awards and distinctions, such as the “L’Oreal-Unesco” for Greek Women in Science and the ECNP fellowship award. She serves at committees, such as the Gender Equality Committee of her University, as well as at the National Medicines Association of Greece. Finally, she is a member of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Preclinical Data Network and the Psychedelics Research thematic working group.
Aiste Lengvenyte, France
Dr. Aiste Lengvenyte is psychiatrist and researcher at the CHU Montpellier in Montpellier, France. She is currently serving as the chair of the Early Career Advisory Panel in the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and is also a member of Depression meta-network. Her primary interests are the relationship between inflammation and suicidal behaviours, mood disorders, and stress pathology in general.