randomized controlled trial

A proof-of-concept, randomized controlled trial of DAR-0100A, a dopamine-1 receptor agonist, for cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia.

Authors: Abi-Dargham A, Carter CS, Cho RY, Girgis RR, Glass A, Kegeles LS, Lieberman JA, Slifstein M, Thompson JL, Van Snellenberg JX, Wall M

Journal: Journal of Psychopharmacology

BACKGROUND: Evidence from preclinical and human studies indicates the presence of reduced dopamine-1 receptor (D1R) signaling in the cortex, where D1Rs predominate, in patients with schizophrenia (SCZ), which may contribute to their cognitive deficits. Furthermore, studies […]

The selective neurokinin 3 antagonist AZD2624 does not improve symptoms or cognition in schizophrenia: a proof-of-principle study.

Authors: Desai DG, Kanes SJ, Litman RE, Simpson T, Smith MA, Sweitzer D

Journal: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Problems with the efficacy of second-generation antipsychotics on negative symptoms and cognition have highlighted the need for further development of drugs targeting central nervous system neurotransmitter systems other than dopamine. One target in development is neurokinin […]

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