Psychiatric Genomics, Inc. Company Profile

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Dr. C. Anthony Altar is President and Chief Scientific Officer at Psychiatric Genomics. His research team is responsible for gene discovery, medicinal chemistry, and drug discovery efforts. Dr. Altar has published 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals that include Science, Nature, PNAS, and the Burger’s Medicinal Chemistry series. He pioneered methods for receptor localization using computerized image analysis and discovered the serotonin/ dopamine receptor binding patterns of antipsychotic drugs, which typify the atypical antipsychotics now in use. His team at Regeneron identified brain actions of neurotrophic factors, including roles in human depression, now an experimental clinical approach. As Director for Global Neuroscience Research at Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Altar led the team that discovered and co-developed aripiprazole (Abilify), recently FDA-approved.


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Episode 7: The Time Is Now to Improve Psychiatric Emergency Care

When emergency departments are not prepared to handle psychiatric patients, quality of care declines, costs increase significantly, and hospitals open themselves up to legal liability and regulatory p...

Scientists Identify 35 Genes Associated With Cannabis Use

NewsA large-scale genetic study found that some of the same genes associated with the use of cannabis are also associated with certain personality types and psychiatric conditions.

Let’s talk about the psychiatric boarding crisis

Imagine spending days or even weeks in an emergency room without treatment for a broken leg or painful kidney stone. Patients in psychological crisis across the country are living this exact scenario....

10X Genomics Prepares to Hire 200 New Employees, Move into Larger Facility

Bay Area-based genomics company 10X Genomics has become one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the region with an earnings increase of more than 2,000 percent over a three-year period.

Rare and Unusual Psychiatric Syndromes: A Primer

There are several psychiatric illnesses that, although rarely seen in clinical practice, should be identifiable by physicians. Here are just a few. Medscape Psychiatry

Converging Studies Guide Psychiatric Applications of Genetic Research

Most psychiatric disorders result from interactions between numerous genes having multiple transcription and regulatory factors.

Psychiatric disorders share an underlying genetic basis

Researchers explored the genetic connections between brain disorders at a scale far eclipsing previous work on the subject. The team determined that psychiatric disorders share many genetic variants, ...

Hidden DNA Sequences Tied to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Risk

NewsA new study finds that repeated, human-specific DNA sequences are tied to an increased risk of psychiatric disorders, and that it may be possible to treat the diseases with existing drugs.

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Meta-analysis of GABRB2 polymorphisms and the risk of schizophrenia combined with GWAS data of the Han Chinese population and psychiatric genomics consortium.

Schizophrenia (SCZ) is a severe psychiatric disorder with evidence of a strong genetic component in the complex etiologies. Some studies indicated that gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)A receptor β2 sub...

Utilization of Genomics and Functional Genomics to Inform Clinical Decisions in IR.

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Telehealth in Psychiatric Nursing Education: Lessons From the Field.

This article summarizes the experiences that a Midwest college of nursing had when telepsychiatry was introduced for psychiatric-mental health post-master's nurse practitioner students to use in a cli...

Assessment of nursing workload in adult psychiatric inpatient units: a scoping review.

No systematic reviews on measurement tools in adult psychiatric inpatient settings exist in the literature, and thus, further research is required on ways to identify approaches to calculate safe nurs...

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Treatment for Psychological and Drug Abuse Problems

The purpose of the study is to evaluate methods to help people in substance abuse treatment receive better psychiatric care. Patients enrolled in the study will be offered three months of...

Psychiatric Disorders With Prolonged Infertility

Psychiatric disorders in couples with prolonged infertility with or without IVF/ICSI failure will be included then a questionnaire will be applied plus psychiatric examinatins

Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Phase III

The Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network is in its third phase and during this time is enrolling and sequencing 25,000 individuals on a custom sequencing panel of clini...

Somatic Comorbidities in Psychiatric Patients

Prevalence of somatic comorbidities in psychiatric patients hospitalized in Psychiatric hospital or treated ambulatory or in daily hospital. Comparison of prevalence of somatic comorbiditi...

Current Trend of Epidemiology of Psychiatric Emergency and the Stress of Duty Psychiatric Resident

Agitation, paranoia, and suicide risk of the psychiatric patients made them difficult to be managed when they visited medical emergency services. The prolonged waiting time at medical emer...

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Psychiatric Genomics, Inc.

Dr. C. Anthony Altar is President and Chief Scientific Officer at Psychiatric Genomics. His research team is responsible for gene discovery, medicinal chemistry, and drug discovery efforts. Dr. Altar ...

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