Neural Regulation of Reproduction

The CNE has a strong focus on understanding the neural processes involved in controlling reproduction. This includes being fertile right through to motherhood.  Current research questions are -

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Neural regulation of fertility

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Neural control of parturition and lactation

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The maternal brain

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  • How do the hormones of pregnancy such as prolactin regulate the mother's behaviour and physiology?
    Dave Grattan
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Centre for Neuroendocrinology Centre for Neuroendocrinology University of Otago