Josef Anrather, V.M.D., and Costantino Iadecola, M.D.
Dr. Anrather is Assistant Professor and Dr. Iadecola is the G. C. Cotzias Distinguished Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Both report no commercial conflict of interest.
This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Forest Laboratories.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Learn about the neurotoxicity associated with NMDA receptors and related mechanisms
- Learn about the role of NMDA-induced neurotoxicity in ischemic brain injury
- Understand the therapeutic potential of NMDA receptor inhibitors in ischemic stroke.