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 designates this enduring material 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.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
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.