Plasma biomarker screening could improve accuracy, health equity in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis

Journal Reference: Joseph S. Reddy, Jiangli Jin, Sarah J. Lincoln, Charlotte C.G. Ho, Julia E. Crook, Xue Wang, Kimberly G. Malphrus, Thuy Nguyen, Nikoleta Tamvaka, Maria T. Greig-Custo, John A. Lucas, Neill R. Graff-Radford, Nilüfer Ertekin-Taner, Minerva M. Carrasquillo. Transcript levels in plasma contribute substantial predictive value as potential Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in African Americans. … 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