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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:Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning NetworkAugust 14, 2019
This study “adds to a growing literature of using electrophysiological outcomes, including mismatch negativity as predictive biomarkers,” commented Dr. Joshua Kantrowitz.
Source:CU Boulder TodayOctober 2, 2018
“Close attachments contribute importantly to many of the psychological problems individuals face,” says Dr. Katherine Shear.
- August 31, 2018
New work from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons sheds light on how dopamine receptors signal within cells.
- July 11, 2018
Structural differences in the cerebellum may be linked to some aspects of autism spectrum disorder, according to a neuroimaging study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).
- May 11, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) identified a specific receptor related to the neurotransmitter serotonin that could be targeted with drugs to boost memory.
- May 12, 2017
Long assumed to be a mere "relay," an often-overlooked structure in the middle of the brain also turns out to play a pivotal role in tuning-up thinking circuity.
Source:Boston GlobeMay 10, 2017
Dr. Eric Kandel, applauded the museum’s effort... “I think this is the future,” said Kandel, who’s written extensively on the relationship between neuroscience and the visual arts.
- April 28, 2017
Columbia scientists have identified a gene that allows neurons that release serotonin to evenly spread their branches throughout the brain