$2 million Grants to Research Evidence-Based Epilepsy Treatments for Neuropsychiatric Disorders
San Mateo, California, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Baszucki Brain Research Fund announces that five scientific teams around the world have received funding to study ketogenic metabolic interventions for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and major depressive disorder. We are happy to announce.
The foundation is providing $2 million in grants to support neurometabolic research focused on the benefits of: carbohydrate restricted ketogenic diet To improve mental health outcomes. Construction based on preliminary research,include Recent retrospective analysis of 31 hospitalized patients in Francefunding from five research grants supports the first pilot trial of a ketogenic intervention for mental illness since a single promising study in schizophrenia in 1965.
“For 100 years since the treatment of epilepsy, Ketogenic intervention It can stabilize the brain,” said the authors Jan Ellison Baszuckeyfounded the Baszucki Brain Research Fund in 2019 with her husband, the founder and CEO of Roblox David Baszuckey, philanthropicly invests in breakthrough science for mental health conditions. “We hope that the innovative work of these scientific teams will help advance science. The Ketogenic Metabolic Intervention That Helped Change Our Son’s Life.”
The announcement builds on the family’s previous investments in bipolar science, Milken Institute Strategic Philanthropy Center, totaling more than $13 million. New grants will accelerate the field of metabolic psychiatry and build human capital, with the goal of transforming clinical care, as mental health receives less than 1% of all philanthropic healthcare spending worldwide The purpose is that.
According to Dr. Shebani Sethi Stanford Universityestablished the world’s first academic specialty clinic metabolic psychiatry“Traditional funding for these types of trials has been difficult or impossible. Vasacchi’s investment in metabolic psychiatric trials could provide significant advances in the advancement of ketogenic therapy for many psychiatric disorders.” prize.”
Baszucki Brain Research Fund winners include the following teams:
The principal investigators from the five trials met in May to form a working group at the first Metabolic Psychiatry Roadmap Retreat in 2018. santa barbara.
“My research team has focused on developing and implementing carbohydrate-restricted ketogenic regimens that have demonstrated transformative effects on people’s metabolic health and well-being.” person said. Jeff BorekPhD, RD Research Scientist and Professor of Ohio State University co-founder with Vilta Health“This grant will allow us to expand our work into the potential benefits to mental health, particularly the application of these therapies to manage major depression in college-age adults.” will help.”
For more information on the Baszucki Family Foundation’s commitment to mental health, please visit: baszuckigroup.com/our-work/.
About Baszucky Brain Research Fund
The Baszucky Brain Research Fund bass zuckey groupwas launched in 2020 by the founder and CEO of Roblox David Baszuckey and best-selling author Jan Ellison BaszuckeyThe foundation invests in innovative science and technology to advance the prevention and treatment of bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions. It aims to combat stigma by promoting research and advancement in clinical care focused on metabolic neuroscience, metabolic psychiatry, and ketogenic interventions for mental health.
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