Ruth I. Wood

Expert in steroids, steroid abuse, male hormones, and the neuroscience of sex behavior

Professor & Chair, Dept. of Cell and Neurobiology

Associate Dean for Appointments and Promotions

Keck School of Medicine of USC


  • anabolic steroid abuse
  • sex differences in the brain
  • hormone effects on brain and behavior
  • cooperative behavior
  • decision-making
  • endocrinology (study of the endocrine glands and the hormones they secrete)

Additional Information

  • Author of A Stereotaxic Atlas of the Golden Hamster Brain (2001)

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