The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Mindfulness to treat anxiety in high-risk adolescents of WP#4

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Anxiety and stress regulation will be the focus of Phase-3 investigations in high-risk clinical cohort of Synapsy’s WP#4 (Developmental Stress). Synapsy clinical researchers Dr. Camille Piguet and Dr. Paul Klauser, together with Dr. Daniel Schechter have launched a collaborative study Read more…

Antioxidants to heal the brain in psychosis?

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The Centre for Psychiatric Neuroscience and the CHUV-Department of General Psychiatry have just published the results of a study suggesting the protective effects of antioxidant treatment on the brains of young adults suffering from psychosis. For several years, the Centre Read more…

Early psychoses

Coronal, sagittal and axial views

NAC improves fornix integrity in parallel to the increase of brain glutathione and cognition improvement. 6-month longitudinal gFA changes : NAC vs Placebo. Coronal, sagittal and axial views show voxel-wise analysis results indicating location (body of the fornix) of time Read more…

Fondation Leenaards Scientific Prizes 2018 to Synapsy’s Members

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Arnaud Merglen, Paul Klauser and Camille Piguet The Leenaards Foundation awarded this year two awards for translational medical research projects to groups of researchers from the Lake Geneva region. The first award-winning project aims to observe the effects of mindfulness Read more…