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Jul 28, 2014

Researchers See Promise in Potential Depression Treatment

Individuals with major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder who receive low-field magnetic stimulation (LFMS) show immediate and substantial mood improvement, report McLean Hospital researchers in the August 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry. “...

May 9, 2014

Autism-Related Protein Shown to Play Vital Role in Addiction

In a paper published in the latest issue of the neuroscience journal Neuron, McLean Hospital investigators report that a gene essential for normal brain development, and previously linked to autism spectrum disorders, also plays a critical role in...

May 1, 2014

Annual Report 2013: A Year of Stories

Each of us has a story about who we are, the experiences that helped shape us and what moved us to be a part of the McLean community. Some of us have witnessed firsthand the pain, fear and uncertainty experienced by a loved one with psychiatric...

Apr 20, 2014

Collaborations Draw Top Researchers Leaders To McLean

Despite coming from very different places geographically, two of the world’s most esteemed neuroscientists found opportunity half the world away in the very same place: McLean Hospital. As a graduate student at the Russian Academy of Sciences in...

Apr 20, 2014

Inspiring Hope Through Research

As a trained certified public accountant (CPA), Raquel Espinosa followed a unique path to McLean, where she oversees the hospital’s Research Administration Department. However, the detail-oriented work involved in becoming a CPA turns out to have...