Brain Health and Cognitive Health

Hopelab Invests $1.5M in Five Startups Who Are Redefining Mental Health Care for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC Youth

Hopelab, a leading social innovation lab and impact investor helping advance a new generation of mental health entrepreneurs has made investments into Brave Health, Caraway Health, InStride, MindRight Health and violet. With these latest additions to its portfolio, Hopelab provides $1.5M in funding to help diversify care in the youth mental health space and improve the well-being of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ young people. “Today’s young people experience compounding…

Dementia DTx Startup Five Lives Raises €3.7M to Fund Clinical Validation and Growth

Dementia describes a set of symptoms that over time can affect memory, problem-solving, language and behaviour. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. On a global level women with dementia outnumber men 2 to 1. Brain scans have shown that brain cells are dying faster in the women’s than men’s brains. Founded in 2019 Five Lives, a UK- and France-based…

New Book: Women’s Brain Project Releases “Sex and Gender Bias in Technology and Artificial Intelligence: Biomedicine and Healthcare Applications”

Non-profit organization The Women’s Brain Project has published its newest book, “Sex and Gender Bias in Technology and Artificial Intelligence: Biomedicine and Healthcare Applications” in collaboration with Elsevier and a group of international experts and initiatives including the Bioinfo4Women program at Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Women’s Brain Project Co-founder & CEO Dr. Antonella Santuccione Chadha shares: “This textbook was much needed because it collects for the very first…

Women’s Brain Project Co-founders Publish New Book on Sex and Gender Differences in Diseases of the Brain and Mind

Neuroscientists and Women’s Brain Project Co-founders Antonella Santuccione Chadha and Maria Teresa Ferretti have recently released their new book Una bambina senza testa, a semi-autobiographical book. The book explores gender difference within the world of mental and neurological diseases and has just been published by Rome-based Edizioni Mondo Nuovo in Italian. Una bambina senza testa is an exciting dialogue between two scientist friends who…

Feinstein Institutes Has Been Awarded More Than $4M to Research Perinatal Depression

To study perinatal depression in women – before and after childbirth – and possible new treatments, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research has been awarded more than $4 million in multi-year grants. The research will be led by Kristina Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at the Feinstein Institutes’ Institute of Behavioral Science. The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research is the research arm of Northwell Health, the largest health care…

Antonella Santuccione Chadha: “The New Frontier of Medicine is Precision.”

It’s been a little over a month since TEDxPadova took place and today we want to take a recommend a talk by Antonella Santuccione Chadha, co-founder of Women’s Brain Project, to you. Antonella Santuccione Chadha, a medical doctor and a researcher with great experience in the field of mental and neurological disorders, is keenly interested in removing bias when developing solutions for…