Leo Sher, M.D. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first device based on brain function to help diagnose attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents 6 to 17 years old. The device can help establish an ADHD diagnosis. It should be used as part of a complete medical and psychological evaluation. The […]
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Leo Sher, M.D. The Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman 3rd International Conference on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disability and Human Development was held in the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel, on December 2-5, 2012. About 400 clinicians and researchers from Israel, United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Australia, and other countries participated in […]
The Board of the International Academy of Suicide Research (IASR) has accepted Leo Sher, M.D. as a Member of the Academy. According to the IASR website, to become a Member of the Academy, “The person should be an outstanding and internationally recognized researcher in the field of suicidology as indicated by publications in peer review […]
Leo Sher, M.D. In early 2013, Mount Sinai School of Medicine will be renamed in honor of Trustee Carl C. Icahn. The new name—the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai—was given in recognition of nearly $200 million in lifetime giving by Mr. Icahn, who has generously supported this institution since 1980 and joined the […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The interesting and important article, “The science of resilience: implications for the prevention and treatment of depression” has recently been published in “Science.” The article is authored by Steven M. Southwick, M.D., Glenn H. Greenberg Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine, and […]
Leo Sher, M.D. Dr. Alexander Neumeister, a Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology at the New York University School of Medicine and a Distinguished Guest of our website has received this year’s Robert S. Laufer, PhD, Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Leo Sher, M.D. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE) will be held on September 11-13, 2012, in New York City. This year’s focus is “Molecular and Hormonal Effects of Stress.”
Leo Sher, M.D. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified healthcare professionals of a new study (1) reporting a small increase in cardiovascular death, and in the risk of death from any cause, in patients treated with a 5-day course of azithromycin (Zithromax; Pfizer) compared to individuals treated with amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin, or no […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) was held on May 3-5, 2012 in Philadelphia. The announced theme of the meeting was “Systems Neurosciences: Applications to Psychiatric Illnesses.”
Leo Sher, M.D. The 3rd International Congress on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disability and Human Development will be held in Jerusalem on December 2-5, 2012. The meeting is organized by Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Israeli National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.