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Genetic Clues for PTSD and Major Depression Discovered

A recent study, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, has shed light on the mechanisms behind the brain’s response to stress in those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). The implications of this study are far-reaching, from improving our understanding of the cellular and molecular basis of PTSD and MDD to potentially revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of these challenging neuropsychiatric disorders. The findings open up exciting avenues for further research, personalized medicine, and the development of targeted therapeutic interventions.

Biomarker found that can track depression and antidepressant response

In a new proof of concept study, researchers have identified a biomarker in human platelets that can track depression and […]

Brain PWAS points to new depression treatments

Researchers have undertaken a brain proteome-wide association study (PWAS), identifying novel proteins that may be targets for new depression treatments. […]

Depression-like behaviours passed on via sperm

Researchers have reported that male mice showing depression-like behaviours were able to pass those traits onto their offspring, specifically through […]

Monocyte gene expression provides insight into depression

A recent paper, published in Translational Psychiatry, uses monocyte gene expression to gain insight into childhood trauma, suicide risk and […]

Generative AI: Will New Tech Transform Healthcare?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has found itself at the forefront of the scientific world in recent years. Despite existing as a […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 12th January

2024 has got off to a flying start in terms of genomics news, and this week is no different. In […]

The State Of: Metabolomics

In the age of large-scale omics data, we often find ourselves discussing the merits of genomics, proteomics and transcriptomics. But […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 17th November

Welcome back to Week in Brief, your number one stop for all the latest omics news. We’ll start with this […]

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 21st October

Looking for a summary of the latest news in the genomics space? You’re in the right place! Welcome back to […]