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August 2018 - Congratulations to Drs. Rasgon, Singh, Frangou, and McIntyre for "which was recently accepted in the Behavioral Brain Research.
"The purpose of this double-blinded, placebo-controlled study was to examine the neural effects of administration of liraglutide in cognitively normal late middle-aged individuals with subjective cognitive complaints."
August 2018 - Congratulations to Drs. Nasca, Rasgon and McEwen, and Betty Bigio for "Acetyl-L-carnitine deficiency in patients with major depressive disorder" which was published in PNAS.
"The lack of biomarkers to identify target populations greatly limits the promise of precision medicine for major depressive disorder (MDD), a primary cause of ill health and disability."
July 2018: Dr. McIntosh is fundraising for MQ, a British charity that supports research both in the US and the UK. Please help him reach his fundraising target by donating at this link.
May 10-12, 2018: Dr. McEwen hosted a symposium at the annual Society of Biological Psychiatry conference in New York entitled "Interdependent Metabolic and Inflammatory Mediators of Depressive Disorders in Animals and Humans" in which Dr. Rasgon and Dr. Nasca presented their data.