Specific brain responses to traumatic stress associated with PTSD risk

A new study led by Temple University scientists and including a national collaboration between researchers, shows how decreased hippocampal involvement is linked to the development of PTSD. Sam McClain, MD, MPH, is leading the NIH-funded AURORA study. Sam McClain, MD, MPH Chapel Hill, North Carolina – Results from the largest prospective study of its kind … Read more

91% of known biological pathways are linked to Alzheimer’s disease

According to scientists, most of the known biological pathways in the brain are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. A comprehensive review of the scientific literature reveals that immune, metabolic and depression-related pathways are the most commonly reported disease mechanisms. RNA medicine Core Facility at BIDMC and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. “Our … Read more

Diamond Eye and Ear researchers have awarded a $12.5 million NIAH grant to continue research of hidden hearing loss

Newswise – a team of researchers at Mass Eye and Ear in Eaton Peabody Labs They received a five-year, $12.5 million P50 Clinical Research Center grant from the National Institute of Deafness and Other Infectious Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their research on cochlear implants, or hidden hearing loss, … Read more