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Psychiatric News, American Psychiatric Association

Biomarker May Predict Response to Antidepressants Psychiatrists understand the frustration patients feel when they start an antidepressant, deal with the side effects, and do not experience any change in their symptoms for as many as ...
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Diagnostics World

Protein-Based Biomarker Could Enable Precision Medicine For Depression January 25, 2022 | It has proven exceedingly difficult to identify reliable and reproducible genetic markers for depression, but it now appears possible to efficiently leverage a ...
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Medical Device Network

UIC Researchers Find New Biomarker Tracking Antidepressant Response Found in human platelets, the cellular biomarker can track the extent of depression in individual patients. Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) in the US have ...
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WGN 9 News (Video)

Local researchers looking in the blood to help determine if medications are working properly. There is potential for a new tool in the fight for better mental health. About 30% of patients do not get ...
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Fox 32 News (Video)

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have created a simple biomarker to figure out who has depression and how anti-depressant treatments are working. View this video on FOX32 Chicago. RECENT NEWS
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NBC 5 News (Video)

Researchers say the biomarker can be identified in a simple blood test that could revolutionize how depression is diagnosed and treated. New research shows scientists have found a specific protein in both our brains and ...
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The Alan Carter Radio Program (Audio)

Alan chats with Dr. Mark Rasenick, a distinguished professor of physiology and psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine and lead author of the study, about a biomarker for depression. RECENT ...
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Pax Receives Second NIMH Grant

Pax receives second NIMH grant Pax Neuroscience was awarded an STTR grant, entitled "Using a novel model of antidepressant efficacy to discover new compounds and personalized treatments." The funds, from the National Institute of Mental Health ...
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Distinguished Professor named AAAS Fellow

UIC Distinguished University Professor named AAAS Fellow Mark M. Rasenick, Distinguished University Professor in physiology and biophysics and psychiatry and founding director of the Neuroscience Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of ...
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New Atlas

Pax's Biomarker Technology Suggests a Different Site of Action for "Rapid Acting Antidepressant" Ketamine Ketamine acts within hours to ameliorate depression for some. This common drug of abuse is generally thought to work by blocking ...
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