2012 Neidorf Memorial Lecture: How Rapid-Acting Antidepressant Improves Symptoms

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NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Pauline Belujon, Ph.D. presented the 2012 Gloria Neidorf Memorial Lecture at the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation New York City Mental Health Research Symposium in October, 2012. Dr. Belujon is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh.
Pauline Belujon, Ph.D.

NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Pauline Belujon, Ph.D. presented the 2012 Gloria Neidorf Memorial Lecture at the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation New York City Mental Health Research Symposium in October, 2012. Dr. Belujon is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh. Her lecture, The Effects of Ketamine on Dopamine and Depression, focused on the results of her research showing that Ketamine, when used on rats with depression, can be a novel treatment for affective disorders including depression.

The Gloria Neidorf Memorial Lecture is presented annually by a NARSAD Grantee. The late Gloria Neidorf struggled with and succumbed to bipolar disorder in 1989. Her family established the Gloria Neidorf Memorial Lecture in hopes to inspire and educate others. Learn more about our Named Lecture Sponsorship opportunities.

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For transcripts of each presentation along with photos from the 2012 NYC Mental Health Research Symposium, visit: http://bbrfoundation.org/2012-symposium

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Ativan used on person with toxoplasmosis brought them back to normal antipsychotic Zyprexa made person mean nasty these inhibit toxoplasmosis but perhaps depression is caused by toxoplasmosis and the inflamation due to the lack of the protein Schnorri-2 is this possible

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