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New insights into genetic architecture of disease hold promise for improved risk prediction and novel drug design.
Columbia study finds rates are lowest among rural, Black, Hispanic, and Medicaid patients.
As more states legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes its use during pregnancy is increasing, along with the potential for abuse or dependence.
- November 28, 2018
A new study by Dr. Mark Olfson shows that more Americans are getting outpatient mental health care and the rate of serious psychological distress is decreasing.
Source:Business InsiderNovember 3, 2018
"The traditional target-based drug discovery approach is broken," says Dr. Sean Escola. At the same time, "people are hungry for innovation."
- September 28, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) will explore the effects of new genetic knowledge on individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
Source:Psychiatry AdvisorSeptember 6, 2018
Dr. Lisa B. Dixon discusses early intervention in schizophrenia.
- 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.
- August 8, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University have found new evidence of how certain transport proteins are working at the molecular level, paving the way for new drugs to treat psychiatric disorders.
- August 1, 2018
A clinical trial conducted by Columbia University and Duke University suggest that donepezil may not improve cognitive performance in people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who also had depression.
- June 20, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are at great risk of dying in the year after overdose, but the deaths are not always caused by drug use, a new study reveals.
Source:MedscapeJune 6, 2018
Dr. John Mann said this study used much more sophisticated statistical techniques than previous studies to rule out an association between lithium in groundwater and lower risk of bipolar disorder.
Source:Scientific AmericanMay 30, 2018
Dr. Alan Brown said that "the recognition that environmental factors in early development, prenatal factors, are likely to be very important in schizophrenia and just as important as genes,” is key.