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Nitrous Oxide for Treatment-Resistant Major Depression: A Proof-of-Concept Trial

Posted on February 23, 2015

Peter Nagele, Andreas Duma, Michael Kopec, Marie Anne Gebara, Alireza Parsoei, Marie Walker, Alvin Janski, Vassilis N. Panagopoulos, and others; 2014 Biological Psychiatry, DOI: Read More

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New target explored for psychiatric drug development

Posted on February 19, 2014

From the WUSTL Newsroom… In a surprising discovery, neuroscientists have found that a breakdown product of cholesterol in the brain may be a target for developing new drugs to treat schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. Although the research is in its early stages, the finding comes at a crucial time. Most existing drugs to treat schizophrenia work in similar ways, targeting dopamine receptors in the brain, but many patients don’t respond well to the medications or … Read More

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