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Focus on Depression: Major depressive disorder target of $3.13 million Tulane study

Tulane University has received a five-year $3.13 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the causes of major depressive disorder (MDD). “Major depressive disorder is a devastating psychiatric disorder that affects millions of Americans,” says Dr. … Continue reading

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Health Inheritance: From osteoporsis to periodontal disease, researchers look for genetic basis to common illnesses

Researchers at Tulane’s Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics are digging deep to uncover the genetic underpinnings of complex conditions such as osteoporosis, periodontal disease, obesity, and alcoholism. As the research proceeds, the faculty of the center hope not only to … Continue reading

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