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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 6, 2017

Recent McLean Research Publications – January 2017

McLean’s world-class researchers are published in scholarly and scientific journals on topics ranging throughout the fields of psychiatry and neuroscience. Multivariate characterization of white matter heterogeneity in autism spectrum disorder...

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 7, 2017

Tablet Devices Show Promise in Managing Agitation Among Patients with Dementia

“Tablet use as a nonpharmacologic intervention for agitation in older adults, including those with severe dementia, appears to be feasible, safe, and of potential utility.” – Dr. Ipsit Vahia This news was also covered by The South Asian Times, ScienMag, CanIndia, Cambodian Times, Economic Times, and India Today.