Psilocybin: a possible solution to treatment-resistant depression
Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD, was included in an article on Knowridge Science Report about a clinical trial being conducted at UTHealth to study the effects of psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression. Medical Xpress and News Medical Life Sciences also ran stories…
New bill helps Texas child trafficking survivors
Elizabeth Newlin, MD, spoke with the Houston Chronicle following a discussion of Texas Senate Bill 20, which is set to provide $15 million in grants for helping child survivors of sex trafficking.
Psilocybin: a new way to treat depression
Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD, was interviewed by KHOU-TV Channel 11 for a story about a new clinical trial assessing psilocybin, a psychedelic drug, for treatment-resistant depression. The story ran in the 4 and 6 p.m. broadcasts yesterday and the 4…
One drug is the “perfect storm” for southeast Texas
Joy Schmitz, PhD, Louis A. Faillace professor and director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction (CNRA) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, sat down with Houston Public Radio to discuss why she believes meth is the…
Clinical trial: Testing Deep Brain Stimulation as treatment for severe depression
Joao de Quevedo, MD, PhD, and Albert Fenoy, MD, were interviewed for a KHOU-TV Channel 11 story about a patient with severe depression who underwent deep brain stimulation treatment. The story also ran on the station’s website.
Vaping dangers among teens
Michael Weaver, MD, professor and medical director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, discusses the dangers vaping has on teenagers with KTRK-TV Channel 13.
Team sports may help children deal with trauma
Leslie Taylor, PhD, was interviewed by Fox 26 News about how participating in team sports could help kids better cope with trauma.
Study to assess if diabetes medicine can help reduce stress-driven alcohol use
Jin Yoon, PhD, assistant professor of Psychiatry, discusses if a particular diabetes medicine can help reduce drug use. Fox 26 News.
Vet and father who lost infant daughter speaks on getting help with PTSD
Austin Lin, MD, assistant professor of Psychiatry and Director of Adult Services for the Trauma & Resilience Center, talks with KHOU 11 about PTSD .
Secondhand drinking? Alcohol can harm more than just the user
Michael Weaver, MD, professor and medical director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, discusses secondhand drinking on FOX 26 News.