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Psychiatric Genomics, Inc. Company Profile

18:26 EDT 23rd September 2018 | BioPortfolio

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.

Location

19 Firstfield Rd.
Gaithersburg
Maryland
20878
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 301.556.1300
Fax: 301.556.1350
Email: mail@psygenomics.com


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Family History Ups Postpartum Psychiatric Episodes

Having relatives with psychiatric disorders may increase risk for postpartum psychiatric illness, so clinicians should ask about maternal, fraternal histories during routine screening, say researchers...

Undetected Medical Conditions in ‘Psych’ Patients Are Legal Landmine

Once EPs conclude that a patient’s behavior is psychiatric, they may miss underlying medical conditions that are the real cause of the symptoms. This is less likely if a patient is behaving bizarrel...

Researchers challenge genetic tests for guiding psychiatric treatment

(McLean Hospital) The paper reviewed the scientific basis and effectiveness of pharmacogenetic (Pgen) tests in guiding the choices and doses of psychiatric medications for treating major depressive di...

Genomics England announces appointment of global genomics pioneer as first CEO

Genomics England announces the appointment of its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) today. Global genomics pioneer Professor John Mattick will join Genomics England in June. He will lead the organiz...

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....

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

Family History Predictor of Psychiatric Illness Postpartum

(MedPage Today) -- Increased risk tied to several psychiatric conditions experienced among first-degree relatives

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PubMed Articles [834 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Prevalence and risk factors of psychiatric disorders in early adolescence: 2004 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort.

The present study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in early adolescence, to examine the distribution of psychiatric disorders by maternal and child characteristics and to eval...

Recent developments of software and database in microbial genomics and functional genomics.

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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Clinical Trials [818 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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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