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Aug 10, 2015

Brent Forester Named Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, who was recently featured on the television program Chronicle discussing depression, has been named Chief of the McLean Hospital Division of the Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Forester will continue to serve as the director of...

Jul 31, 2015

Gender Differences in Autism Brain (Spectrum)

Nicholas T. Lange, ScD, reacts to new research results that indicate the complex folds in the brain’s outer layer may underlie some of the difficulties boys with autism have in interpreting social cues.

Jul 22, 2015

Team Led by McLean Hospital Researcher Uncovers Potential Parkinson’s Treatment

Kwang-Soo Kim, PhD, director of McLean Hospital’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, along with collaborative teams from Brandeis University and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, recently announced the findings of a multi-year research project that shows that existing anti-malaria drugs may have the ability to treat Parkinson's disease. This study was published in a recent issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) online.

May 1, 2015

On the Record with Dr. Staci Gruber

With recent appearances on the CNN documentaries Weed and Weed 3, McLean’s Staci Gruber, PhD, has been thrust into the center of the nation’s ongoing debate regarding the legalization of recreational marijuana and the use of medical marijuana. For...

Apr 29, 2015

Philanthropy: Funding McLean’s future

Philanthropy takes many forms, and gifts of all sizes can nurture the full breadth of McLean’s mission. Sometimes, philanthropic giving transcends both time and the need to create something special, having a lasting impact on the hospital, as well...

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