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Binge drinking and blackouts: Sobering truths about lost learning

Published: Sep 19th, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Jamie Smolen explains how research suggests that binge drinking in the college brain can impair not only learning, but also memorizing.

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Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses glioblastoma in The Conversation

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, Sen. John McCain lost his courageous year-plus battle with glioblastoma. Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the disease and his hope for future research breakthroughs.

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Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses pediatric depression

Published: May 31st, 2018

When does parental refusal for treatment of depression constitute medical neglect? Child psychiatrist and MBI member Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses this topic in The Conversation.

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Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new migraine drug works

Published: May 26th, 2018

Pain from migraine headaches is a major cause of disability. In The Conversation, Dr. Yulia Orlova explains how a new drug could prevent them.

Dr. Jamie Smolen addresses the U.S. drinking problem

Published: Apr 30th, 2018

Following a recent VA nomination and subsequent withdrawal, alcohol abuse became a part of the national conversation. Read Dr. Smolen’s article in The Conversation on the topic.

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Dr. Brian Hoh discusses brain aneurysms in The Conversation

Published: Apr 24th, 2018

Following MLB pitcher’s brain aneurysm, Dr. Brian Hoh discusses this mysterious condition and how it can develop.

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Why are we so sleep deprived, and why does it matter?

Published: Mar 7th, 2018

Dr. Michael Jaffee’s article in The Conversation addresses the prevalence of sleep deprivation in America and how it affects our brains.

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Why treating addiction with medication should be carefully considered

Published: Feb 6th, 2018

An article by Dr. Scott Teitelbaum featured in The Conversation discusses the use of medication to treat addiction.

Dr. Hoh discusses the toll of brain aneurysms

Published: Nov 22nd, 2017

Nov. 26 marks the anniversary of former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland’s tragic death due to a brain aneurysm.