PittMed: Inventive imaging may lead to better drug targets
Zach Freyberg, MD, PhD, aims to figure out why some drugs for schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders lead to weight gain and insulin resistance.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Pittsburgh P-G: How the thinking brain is connected to the stomach
David Levinthal, MD, PhD, and Peter L. Strick, PhD, identify areas of the cerebral cortex that send signals to the stomach, to map the brain network that influences the GI tract and its microbiome.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
PittMed: $22M NIH study to examine brain gains linked to exercise
Kirk Erickson, PhD, will study whether older adults -- some with memory issues -- see changes in cognitive performance and MRI markers of brain health that vary by intensity of workouts.