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June 23rd, 2015

Mayo Psychiatrists Honored For Depression, Bipolar Research

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Two Mayo Clinic psychiatrists have been recognized for their contributions to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. Paul Croarkin, D.O., and Mark Frye, M.D., were both presented with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance’s (DBSA) highest honors for members of the scientific community: Gerald L. Klerman Awards. The Klerman awards are […]

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Tags: bipolar disorder, depression research, Klerman Award, Mark Frye, Mayo Clinic, Paul Croarkin, psychiatry

May 20th, 2015

Precision Medicine Key in Treating Bipolar Disorder

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

The title is the key message of Mark Frye, M.D,, head of Mayo Clinic’s department of psychiatry and psychology today to a group of 20 top medical journalists in Rochester, MN. Just in this morning from the national psychiatry conference in Toronto, Dr. Frye told fellows from the National Press Club Foundation how precision medicine testing […]

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Tags: bipolar disorder, Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized Medicine, Mark Frye, Precision Medicine, psychiatry

November 13th, 2014

Mayo Clinic Researchers Seek Solutions for Treatment Resistant Depression

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Editor’s note: The following post is by Susannah Tye, Ph.D., researcher in Mayo’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. She and her team will be presenting at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, D.C. next week. An important issue in the treatment of depression is development of new and effective treatments for those patients that […]

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Tags: depression, Mayo Clinic, psychiatry, research, Rochester, Society for Neuroscience, Treatment resistant depression

January 14th, 2010

Major Grant for Alcohol Addiction Studies


David Mrazek, M.D., Chair of Psychiatry and Psychology, recently received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to serve as the Program Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Alcohol Addiction. The center will conduct pharmacogenomic and imaging studies designed to improve our understanding of the response of patients to pharmacological treatment […]

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Tags: addiction, alcoholism, genomics, psychiatry, psychology, stimulus

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