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IU School of Medicine Researchers Develop Blood Test for Depression, Bipolar Disorder

By Kathleen McCarthy posted 08-24-2021 17:54

  

“[A] breakthrough study ... sheds new light on the biological basis of mood disorders, and offers a promising blood test aimed at a precision medicine approach to treatment. … The team’s work describes the development of a blood test, composed of RNA biomarkers, that can distinguish how severe a patient’s depression is, the risk of them developing severe depression in the future, and the risk of future bipolar disorder.”

SOURCE: Indiana University School of Medicine, April 7, 2021
https://medicine.iu.edu/news/2021/03/IU-School-of-Medicine-researchers-develop-blood-test-for-depression-and-bipolar-disorder 


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