PsiloTec In The News

Trauma-induced brain changes can be detected decades later, new U of A research shows

Researchers hope the discovery can lead to more therapeutic tools to treat patients.

New research from the University of Alberta suggests changes to key regions of the brain caused by trauma can now be scanned and identified.             READ MORE>

U of A study sheds light on the effects of traumatic or stressful events in childhood.

 

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New findings an important step toward developing potential new treatments for mental health disorders.

February 08, 2021

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EDMONTON -- Traumatic or stressful events may lead to small changes in key structures of a child's brain, a new study from the University of Alberta has revealed.           

 

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PsiloTec, and it's leaders, in the News

Edmonton psychiatry professor aims to treat mental illness with psychedelics through new company

Edmonton Journal Posted Feb 22, 2021

An Edmonton startup company is laying the foundation to be a major player in the growing global medical psychedelic market by studying the drug’s effects on mental health.                                                READ MORE>

                  

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A new Edmonton-based company is planning to grow magic mushrooms for potential use in medical clinics. 

Dr. Peter Silverstone, a long-time faculty member with the department of psychiatry at the University of Alberta, is hoping to facilitate access to the psychedelic drug through his new company, PsiloTec Health Solutions.

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Trauma-induced brain changes can be detected decades later, new U of A research shows

Researchers hope the discovery can lead to more therapeutic tools to treat patients.

New research from the University of Alberta suggests changes to key regions of the brain caused by trauma can now be scanned and identified. 

 

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Global TV: Health Matters: How childhood trauma changes the brain

Health Matters February 8, 2021

Traumatic stress in childhood can lead to brain changes in adulthood: study

Health Matters February 8: New University of Alberta research shows childhood trauma and abuse can trigger changes in the brain that increase the risk of depression later in life. And Edmonton’s only LGBTQ+ Wellness Centre is expanding. Su-Ling Goh reports.                           

 

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New findings an important step toward developing potential new treatments for mental health disorders.

February 08, 2021

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EDMONTON -- Traumatic or stressful events may lead to small changes in key structures of a child's brain, a new study from the University of Alberta has revealed.           

 

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CBC News · Posted: Feb 8, 2021

Effects of Childhood Trauma Studies

U of A study sheds light on the effects of traumatic or stressful events in childhood.

 

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Links to Media Coverage

CBC Edmonton News February 24, 2021 - View Broadcast Here

CBC Edmonton News February 22, 2021 - View Broadcast Here