Researchers developing tool to predict medication response in mental health patients

ATLANTA–A team of Georgia State scientists has received a two-year, $875,110 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to further develop a tool to help psychiatrists treat mood disorders. The researchers are based at the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS), a tri-institutional effort supported by Georgia State University, Georgia…

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2020 $100k Jean Mayer Prize from Tufts Nutrition awarded for tackling COVID-19 food crisis

BOSTON (Sept. 30, 2020)–The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University is awarding the school’s biennial $100,000 Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy to three organizations for their collective efforts to support food communities and empower individuals through food and nutrition before and…

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Free online blood cancer conference from National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Click HERE to register for NCCN 2020 Virtual Congress: Hematologic Malignancies™ and NCCN Virtual Nursing Forum: Advancing Oncology Nursing in Hematologic Malignancies™ What: Annual gathering providing instruction from world-renowned experts for determining the best emerging techniques and practices for various blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. The virtual event will provide numerous opportunities…

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Scientists discover bacterium linked to deadly childhood disorder

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have discovered bacteria linked to post-infectious hydrocephalus (PIH), the most common cause of pediatric hydrocephalus worldwide. Results of the study led by Pennsylvania State University with CII scientists and clinical colleagues in Uganda are published in the journal…

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A lay person’s guide to COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS — The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone in some way, but many people may not fully understand how the virus is spreading, the impact it’s having on communities or the effort to track and contain the spread. A symposium of experts hosted by the Indiana Pandemic Information Collaborative (IPIC) aims to answer those questions…

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