Colette Holloway

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Given that cardiovascular safety liabilities remain a major cause of drug attrition during preclinical and clinical development, adverse drug reactions, and post-approval withdrawal of medicines, the Medical Research Council Centre for Drug Safety Science hosted a workshop to discuss current challenges in determining, understanding and addressing(More)
Sexual differentiation of the brain is determined in part by steroids such as estrogen, which are generally assumed to arise from the gonads. Here we show that estrogens are produced autonomously in cultured juvenile male zebra finch brain slices, and this brain-derived estrogen is both necessary and sufficient to trigger formation in vitro of a key(More)
Pediatric Early Warning Scores are advocated to assist health professionals to identify early signs of serious illness or deterioration in hospitalized children. Scores are derived from the weighting applied to recorded vital signs and clinical observations reflecting deviation from a predetermined "norm." Higher aggregate scores trigger an escalation in(More)
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