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McLean in the News

Mar 1, 2017

Examining Suicides in Massachusetts

“Young people who feel a lot of pressure can readily experience that there is no light at the end of the tunnel if you fail or if you don’t score on top.” – Dr. Elsa Ronningstam

Feb 20, 2017

In Memoriam: Cathie Cook

Remembering McLean Hospital Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Cathie Cook.

Feb 17, 2017

Brain Donations Advance Science

Drs. Sabina Berretta and Kerry Ressler discuss how the current shortage of brain specimens is affecting psychiatric research. This story can also be found in: Yahoo News, CanIndia, and South Asian Times.

Feb 8, 2017

How Can Marijuana Policy Protect the Adolescent Brain?

“As states consider legislation for marijuana use, it is imperative to determine safe guidelines regarding its impact on the brain, particularly during critical periods of neurodevelopment.” – Dr. Staci Gruber and Kelly A. Sagar This story also appeared in ScienMag.

Feb 3, 2017

Playing Catch-Up on Marijuana

Dr. Staci Gruber outlines the limits of marijuana research and the roadblocks scientists face in their quest to learn more.

Jan 18, 2017

An App a Day

Dr. Ipsit Vahia explores using tablet devices in dementia treatment.