Health Imaging - MRI Offers Potential of Imaging-based Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder - Evan Godt

New York, NY
 – June 13, 2013  –– 

Structural MRI may be effective at diagnosing mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder by applying a pattern recognition algorithm to anatomic data, according to a study published online June 4 in Psychological Medicine. “The data presented here demonstrates that these limitations may be surmounted with the aid of multivariate pattern recognition techniques,” said Sophia Frangou, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 
-Dr. Sophia Frangou, MD, Senior Faculty, Psychiatry, Chief, Psychosis Research Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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