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McLean Researcher Develops Low-Frequency Magnetic-Stimulation Machine That May Alleviate Depression (Harvard Magazine)
Researcher Michael Rohan has developed a magnetic-stimulation machine that shows promise for the immediate treatment of depression. “The research assistant noticed that people came out of the MRI saying, ‘I feel much better,’” remembers Michael Rohan, an imaging physicist at McLean and lecturer at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Why, they wondered, might this type of MRI trigger a sudden lift in mood?
McLean researchers Edward Meloni, PhD and Marc Kaufman, PhD discover that xenon gas has the potential to be a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other memory-related disorders.
McLean researchers discover that exposure to xenon gas blocks the “fear memory.”
Drs. Edward Meloni and Marc Kaufman Discover that Xenon Gas May Reduce Memories of Traumatic Events (CNET)
“It's an exciting breakthrough, as this has the potential to be a new treatment for individuals suffering from PTSD,” reports McLean researcher Edward Meloni, PhD.