Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to epilepsy in children

Journal Reference: Kelsey Kathleen Wiggs, Ayehsa C Sujan, Martin E Rickert, Patrick D Quinn, Henrik Larsson, Paul Lichtenstein, Brian M D’Onofrio, A Sara Oberg. Maternal Serotonergic Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy and Risk of Seizures in Children. Neurology, 2022 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200516 “The findings of this study are very important,” said study author Ayesha Sujan, PhD, of … Read more

AI to predict antidepressant outcomes in youth

Journal Reference: Arjun P. Athreya, Jennifer L. Vande Voort, Julia Shekunov, Sandra J. Rackley, Jarrod M. Leffler, Alastair J. McKean, Magdalena Romanowicz, Betsy D. Kennard, Graham J. Emslie, Taryn Mayes, Madhukar Trivedi, Liewei Wang, Richard M. Weinshilboum, William V. Bobo, Paul E. Croarkin. Evidence for machine learning guided early prediction of acute outcomes in the … Read more

Researchers identify biomarker for melancholy, antidepressant response

Journal Reference: Steven D. Targum, Jeffrey Schappi, Athanasia Koutsouris, Runa Bhaumik, Mark H. Rapaport, Natalie Rasgon, Mark M. Rasenick. A novel peripheral biomarker for depression and antidepressant response. Molecular Psychiatry, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41380-021-01399-1 Published in a new proof of concept study, researchers led by Mark Rasenick, University of Illinois Chicago distinguished professor of physiology and … Read more