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The Friedman Brain Institute Spring 2022 Report


Promising Paths To Accelerate the Drug Discovery Process

Five of the top ten causes of disability worldwide are due to brain disorders. These include depression, stroke, dementia, psychosis, and drug addiction. Obesity (which involves strong brain-driven pathology) and chronic pain follow closely behind. Significantly, the social restrictions and isolation associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have made several of these conditions dramatically worse.

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