Dr. Dawn Lowe Discovering The Importance of Estrogen in Women's Muscles

Over time, muscle mass and durability decline with age, particularly when females reach menopause and estrogen levels decline. Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dawn Lowe, PhD, examined the role of estrogen in maintaining muscle stem cells during and after menopause. Read more about Dr. Lowe's study and findings below. 

 

 

Inquiry Article: Making Muscle After Menopause

Research Article via Cell Reports

What estrogen does in women in terms of reproduction has been known for decades. Now we’re learning what estrogens do in women’s muscles.

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