Lars Vedel Kessing, M.D., D.M.Sc. received this prestigious award on October 29, 2010 at the NARSAD ‘Discovery to Recovery’ Awards Dinner in New York City. Dr. Kessing came to the annual event from Denmark, where he and...
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Did you know more than 2 million American adults have bipolar disorder?
Bipolar disorder causes dramatic mood swings—from feeling overly “high” and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again, often with periods of normal mood in between. Severe changes in energy and behavior go along with these episodes. The periods of highs and lows are called episodes of mania and depression. It is often not recognized as an illness, and people may suffer for years before it is properly diagnosed and treated.
NARSAD Young Investigator Melanie Carless, Ph.D., at Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research is working on a breakthrough in process – she has designed a study to investigate gene expression differences between...
This week Guy Fessenden is running through Dallas, Texas, continuing his journey across the United States in a personal campaign – ‘A Father’s Journey’ – to raise money in support of breakthrough scientific research for...
This week there are two topics of note related to mental health in the news. First, a recent NARSAD-funded study on the effects of the drug ketamine in treating severe depression in patients with bipolar disorder...
“We care about people.” This comment was made by NARSAD Scientific Council member Dr. Samuel Keith during the dinner discussion at the NARSAD 2010 Klerman and Freedman Awards event, July 30, where five outstanding...