Georgia State researchers developing deep learning framework to map brain disorders

ATLANTA–Georgia State University researchers are working to harness deep learning and artificial intelligence to learn more about how mental illness and other disorders affect the brain. Led by Vince Calhoun, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Georgia State and director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS), and Sergey Plis,…

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Host tissue T cells may have an unexpected role in graft-versus-host disease

Allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a procedure that infuses a donor’s healthy blood-forming stem cells into a recipient as part of a potentially curative therapy for cancer. While this therapy can be life-saving, a major complication is the development of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), which causes significant morbidity and can be fatal. Before allogenic…

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Look beyond opioids to solve national substance use epidemic, study suggests

Overcoming the nation’s opioid epidemic will require clinicians to look beyond opioids, new research from Oregon Health & Science University suggests. The study reveals that among patients who participated in an in-hospital addiction medicine intervention at OHSU, three-quarters came into the hospital using more than one substance. Overall, participants used fewer substances in the months…

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Scientists listed the main approaches to the treatment of coronavirus

Researchers from Sechenov University together with Russian and Iranian colleagues described currently known approaches to the treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infection. In the paper published in Journal of Molecular Medicine, they wrote about how different groups of drugs worked and how promising each approach was. SARS-CoV-2 – a coronavirus that caused the pandemic in early 2020…

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