Katja Gasser

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BACKGROUND Driving a car is a complex task requiring coordinated functioning of distributed brain regions. Controlled and safe driving depends on the integrity of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), a brain region, which has been shown to mature in late adolescence. METHODS In this study, driving performance of twenty-four male participants was(More)
BACKGROUND Disruption of the growth hormone (GH) axis by maternal ethanol (ETOH) consumption may contribute to abnormalities in offspring. Interestingly, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) neurotransmission, which is vulnerable to fetal ETOH exposure, also regulates the hypothalamic-pituitary GH axis. This study examines whether GABAergic control of this axis(More)
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