President Phil Haydon’s recent findings reported in BioWorld

GliaCure President Phil Haydon’s recent findings on the role of glia in sleep disorders and depression were reported today in the industry publication BioWorld. http://www.bioworld.com/content/support-cells-star-lack-sleeps-antidepressant-effects



Haydon lab publishes work on role of astrocytes in depression

GliaCure President Phil Haydon’s research laboratory at Tufts University has published a study showing that glia may provide the key to a novel treatment for depression. It has long been known that a total night of sleep deprivation has a fast-acting antidepressant effect; however, the mechanism underlying this effect was not understood. The Haydon group…more »



NIDA highlights new publication co-authored by Phil Haydon

In its reports on Latest Science the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) highlighted an upcoming publication co-authored by GliaCure President Phil Haydon. Haydon and his collaborators at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that glia likely play a key role in relapse of individuals addicted to cocaine. Glia may thus provide a target for…more »



GliaCure President Phil Haydon featured in Life Science Leader magazine

During the 2012 BIO International Convention in June GliaCure President Phil Haydon had an interesting conversation with Rob Wright, Chief Editor of Life Science Leader magazine. Phil and Rob talked about how, to be innovative in drug discovery, one often has to ignore established thinking. Based on this conversation, Phil was asked to write an…more »



GliaCure goes to Washington

On Wednesday, October 3 GliaCure President Phil Haydon will be one of four panelists presenting a lunchtime briefing on Capitol Hill titled: “Where Do We Stand With Alzheimer’s Research?” This briefing is intended to give updates on Alzheimer’s research and funding. Phil is participating at the invitation of Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey’s office. Rep. Markey…more »



GliaCure heading to BioPharm America 2012 conference in Boston

GliaCure President Phil Haydon and Vice President Mike Szulczewski will be at the BioPharm America 2012 conference in Boston from September 19 to 21. Phil and Mike will be participating in a range of one-on-one meetings during the conference. Phil Haydon has also been selected to make a Next Generation presentation on Friday, September 21…more »



Glia and epilepsy

A recent article in Science Daily references reports on work by Prof. Dr. Carola Haas from the Bernstein Center and Dr. Matthias Kirsch from the Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Freiburg showing that, contrary to previous thinking, glia help to reduce long-term damage brought upon by epileptic fits.

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