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Farida Sohrabji, PhD

Professor and Associate Department Chair, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics

Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (TAMU/TAMHSC)

Texas A&M University Health Science Center
College of Medicine

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College of Medicine

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  • Neuroscience
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Dr. Farida Sohrabji

About Dr. Sohrabji

Farida Sohrabji, PhD, is a professor and the associate department chair in the Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics at the Texas A&M College of Medicine. Her research interests focuses on brain-immune interactions regulated by estrogen and its implications for neuro-inflammatory diseases such as stroke in women.

Additionally, she is also interested in estrogen's interactions with other endogenous and environmental endocrine mediators, including Vitamin D hormone and the peptide hormone Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF)-1.

Dr. Sohrabji also serves as the director of the Women's Health in Neuroscience Program at the College of Medicine and on the steering committee of the Texas Alzheimer's Research and Care Consortium (TARCC). Dr. Sohrabji also participate in graduate training as a member of the faculty in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience.

Vital Record news coverage

Women in Medicine: Farida Sohrabji

September 11, 2017

How do diseases affect men and women differently?

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

September 4, 2017

Texas A&M research suggests strokes may cause increased preference for alcohol

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

May 30, 2017