Biomarkers for depression and burnout
Brainlabs’ first groundbreaking research focusses on finding biomarkers for depression and burnout. Biomarkers are substances in the body which show whether someone is ill or healthy. In literature studies the scientific publications over the last ten years were scrutinized regarding:
The publications have been carefully screened on scientific content and quality. This research and the first pilot clinical study yielded 12 potential biomarkers with which we were able to separate a group of 52 healthy from 52 depressive people. Soon further validation studies will be done with the aim to develop an objective diagnostic tool for the general practitioner to diagnose MDD.
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