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We spoke to Dr. Marisa Spann about her work in early childhood psychiatry, her new role in the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and having honest, direct conversations about race.
Serotonin is released in the brain during emotionally intense of events, whether negative or positive.
Source:Medical News Today
Adrian Jacques Ambrose, MD, MPH, FAPA, medical director of the Columbia Psychiatry Faculty Practice Organization, discusses the newest research into the neuroscience of anxiety and depression.
Boosting thalamic activity could help treat cognitive symptoms in schizophrenia related to altered prefrontal cortex function
Source:Medpage TodayFebruary 24, 2021
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman and co-authors hypothesized that combining the xanomeline with trospium could lessen xanomeline's typical side effects in treating schizophrenia.
- February 23, 2021
The Horga Lab is a psychiatry research lab that uses neuroimaging and cognitive methods to study the origins of the psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia, including hallucinations and delusions.
- July 13, 2020
Dr. René Hen examines how neurons that are linked to fear are also linked to memory.
Source:Everyday HealthMay 14, 2020
Dr. Brian Fallon discusses anxiety, trauma, and infectious diseases and the effects those conditions can have on the brain.
- January 13, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to understand brain structural alterations in children and adolescents with OCD that predict psychotherapy treatment response.
Source:Phys.orgNovember 13, 2019
Dr. Jonathan Javitch distills research that reveals the mechanics of how some transporter proteins function with stunning specificity.
Source:The ScientistOctober 7, 2019
Neurogenesis is “fundamentally important for the brain to react to all sorts of different insults and prevent neurological and psychiatric problems,” Dr. Maura Boldrini says.
- September 4, 2019
Dr. Rachel Marsh’s Cognitive Development and Neuroimaging Laboratory studies the mechanisms in the brain that underlie an individual’s ability to self-regulate.
Source:InsiderAugust 26, 2019
While there is still plenty of research to be done, Dr. Philip Muskin emphasized that there is enough certainty to know that psychiatric drugs do work – often to great effect.
Source:SCIENCE MAGAZINEAugust 23, 2019
Scientists have already found several brain features that align with suicide risk. The best studied comes from neuroscientist Dr. John Mann.