Tag Archives: bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder gene research raises new areas for study

This article appeared in Psychiatric News on June 3, 2013 Melvin McInnis, M.D.: The effects of antipsychotic medication on the brains of patients with bipolar disorder may be as much biological as behavioral. Photo: Aaron Levin, Psychiatric News Melvin McInnis, M.D., developed his interest in bipolar disorder shortly after training at London’s Maudsley Hospital. Bipolar patients

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Research clearinghouse launches nationally

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) and the U-M Depression Center proudly announce the national launch of WeSearchTogether.org, an initiative that strives to bridge the gap between researchers and individuals living with depression or bipolar disorder, helping them work together to create a better future for people with these illnesses. WeSearchTogether.org provides answers to

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Center’s research on stem cells and bipolar disorder supported by new gift

With the help of a recent $1 million commitment, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center will continue its mission to unravel the unknowns about bipolar disorder using stem cell lines developed from skin cells. Induced pluripotent stem cells The donation establishes the Steven M. Schwartzberg Memorial Fund at the Depression Center, and the initial

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