Massachusetts General Hospital's Mind, Mood, & Memory (MMM)

Volume 9   •   Number 3   •   March 2013


Can a Common Hormone Improve Cognition in Aging Brains?

A hormone called growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) appears to have the ability to improve brain function in healthy older adults, as well as in people who show early signs of cognitive decline. Preliminary research published in the Aug. 6, 2012 issue of the Archives of Neurology suggests that daily doses of GHRH may trigger a…


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Editor-In-Chief
MAURIZIO FAVA, MD
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Executive Editor
JAY ROLAND
Contributors
JOEL PAVA, PHD
SUSANNAH PARKIN
Advisory Board
JONATHAN E. ALPERT, MD, PHD
Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program
Associate Chief of Psychiatry for Clinical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital
Joyce R. Tedlow Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

DEBORAH BLACKER, MD, SCD
Director, Gerontology Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

M. CORNELIA CREMENS, MD, MPH
Geriatric Psychiatrist, MGH Senior Health
Geriatric Psychopharmacologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

GREGORY L. FRICCHIONE, MD
Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Director, Division of Psychiatry and Medicine Director, Benson-Henry Institute for MindBody Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

UMA NAIDOO,MD
Staff Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Professional Chef & Culinary Instructor

ANDREW A. NIERENBERG, MD
Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Director, Bipolar Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School

ANTHONY P. WEINER, MD
Director, Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
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