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Prechter Fund celebrates with special silk scarves and ties featuring stem cells

During the month of May, you can receive one of these limited edition items by making a donation to support our research

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"Spectacles" TV show interview

Wally Prechter and Dr. Sue O'Shea from our stem cell lab are interviewed on Bloomfield Township Community TV

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First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results

New stem cell research published by investigators from the Prechter Fund may help scientists better understand bipolar disorder, and test new treatments for it. 

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Ask the Doctor

Principal investigator of the Prechter Fund, Melvin McInnis, M.D., regularly pens an "Ask the Doctor" column for BP Magazine.

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Radio interviews by two of the U-M Depression Center leaders

Dr. Melvin McInnis, and Dr. Sagar Parikh discussed the differences between depression and bipolar disorder and how to diagnose these illnesses

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Highlights

Microbiome Sub-Study

A new subset of the Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder will look at how microorganisms in our gut may influence mood state

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"Fuzzy thinking" in depression & bipolar disorder

New research using brain scans finds effect is real

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Why I Participate in Research

I believe that nothing has affected me more profoundly than bipolar disorder."

Catherine's story