Progress for Individualized Medicine

Another important milestone for individualizing medicine in psychiatry: Association between brain and heart as possible biomarker in this proof of concept study: Iseger et al. on usage of ECG for personalized rTMS treatment.


Posted on 9 jan 2018

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EEG-predictors in Major Depression

First EEG-results from the EMBARC study, published in JAMA Psychiatry. Pretreatment Rostral Anterior Cingulate Cortex Theta Activity seems to be associated with Symptom Improvement in Depression. However, the effects seem to be unspecific since they are found in placebo and verum group. The search continues...

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It’s all about timing…

 This report from UC Berkeley highlights age-related decreases in coupling between slow oscillations and sleep spindles during non-REM sleep, correlated with a reduction in the ability of forming new overnight memories.

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Up to date EEG research

A special issue of Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging on "High Temporal Resolution Measures of Human Brain Processing" focus on EEG 

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