PRESS & MEDIA

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BGU COLLABORATION FEATURED IN MEDTECH INNOVATION NEWS

"Dr. Ben-Yoav’s team has invented a miniaturised microelectrode sensor that is able to accurately and immediately detect clozapine levels in a microliter-sample of whole blood such as obtained by a simple finger prick. A recent study carried out in collaboration with Prof. Deanna L. Kelly, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC), University of Maryland, School of Medicine, showed good correlation between clozapine blood concentrations measured by the device compared to standard laboratory blood tests in schizophrenia patients...." Read the full article

DR. KELLY WINNING THE MALTZ PRIZE

In 2017, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awarded the Maltz Prize for Innovative & Promising Schizophrenia Research to Deanna L. Kelly, Pharm.D., BCPP, of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In this video, Dr. Kelly speaks about her innovative and treatment-oriented research for which she was honored with the Maltz Prize.

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VICE MEDIA ARTICLE ON UNDERUTILIZATION OF CLOZAPINE

"The mean wait time for clozapine is 48 months because doctors are putting patients on a number of different drugs and combinations of drugs before they opt for it. That’s much longer than it should be, said Deanna Kelly..." Read the full article

NEW YORK TIMES OP-ED ON CELIAC DISEASE AND THE BRAIN

This New York Times article titled "Can Celiac Disease Affect the Brain?" referenced the Treatment Research Program's research study on a gluten-free diet in individuals with schizophrenia. Read the full article.

 

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Celiac and Schizophrenia

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FEATURED ON GLUTEN FREE LIVING

"A gluten-free diet may help treat schizophrenia in some cases. During five weeks without gluten, patients who had elevated immunoglobulin G type antibodies (AGA IgG) improved in psychiatric and intestinal symptoms..." Read the full article

ARTICLE ON MENTAL HEALTH AND MENOPAUSE

Dr. Deanna Kelly features in this article from Women's Day titled Mental Health Issues Are the Menopausal Side Affect We're Not Talking About. Dr. Kelly touches on the development of schizophrenia during perimenopause. Read the full article

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