Women in Medicine: Farida Sohrabji

Women in Medicine: Farida Sohrabji

September 11, 2017
Celebrating the female trailblazers in medicine and medical sciences at Texas A&M

How do diseases affect men and women differently?

September 4, 2017
What society accepts as the norm may not be what is actually taking place within the body

Research suggests strokes may cause increased preference for alcohol

May 30, 2017
A study in animal models indicates that brain changes after stroke may lead to increase in alcohol-seeking behavior

You Asked: How do diseases affect men and women differently?

March 6, 2017
What society accepts as the norm may not be what is actually taking place within the body

Shift work unwinds body clocks, leading to more severe strokes

June 1, 2016
Research finds living against our body clocks is detrimental to our health

Women’s Health in Neuroscience Program fills a critical research gap

April 10, 2015

The need for more basic research on how neurological diseases differ in men and women is what prompted researchers from the Texas A&M College of Medicine to start the Women’s Health in Neuroscience program. The ultimate goal of the program is to learn how to exploit these differences to develop new therapies.

Not all strokes are created equal: College of Medicine researcher studies how age and sex affect recovery from stroke

March 17, 2015

Strokes affect men and women much differently. Farida Sohrabji, Ph.D., is trying to learn why this is - and whether understanding gender and age differences in stroke could lead to better treatments.