Neurological & Psychological Disorders

News on research and diagnostic developments in neuroscience.

The partners plan to validate blood-based microRNAs as biomarkers for the early detection of pulmonary and neurodegenerative diseases.

The $12 million PRIME study will involve 2,000 veterans with major depressive disorder and 250 healthcare providers across 21 VA medical centers.

A genome-wide association study meta-analysis found bipolar disorder patients with poor response to lithium have more polygenic risk factors for schizophrenia.

With its recently launched BCRquest.com data analysis hub, BC Platforms has teamed with the Accelerated Cure Project for MS and Biogen.

The study will provide researchers, drugmakers, regulators, and payors with insight into the genetics of the disease and experience of the patients.

Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.