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Kelsey Fellowship Brings Bates Undergrads to McLean Labs

Former Board Chair David Barlow has endowed a fellowship that forges a closer relationship between two institutions that are dear to his heart: McLean Hospital and his alma mater, Bates College. The John Kelsey Fellowship is named after the retired Bates professor who built the college’s neuroscience program and nurtured generations of neuroscientists, including Bill Carlezon, PhD, chief...

Opioid Addiction: Exploring Scientific Solutions

The ultimate solution to the opioid crisis is answering the question of what causes addiction and whether it is possible to treat it more effectively or even prevent it. That’s the challenge Elena H. Chartoff, PhD, is taking on in her laboratory. As director of the Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Laboratory at McLean Hospital, she is exploring the mechanisms that connect depression and...

Stimulating Studies: Federal Funds Accelerate Psychiatric Research

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, McLean researchers received individual grants totaling an impressive $7.7 million. These highly competitive funds, made available through the National Institutes of Health, are being put to excellent use at McLean where investigators are conducting a range of research initiatives, from searching for biomarkers for attention...