Eimear Foley

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Eimear is a PhD candidate in immunopsychiatry at the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol. She has a background in the fields of psychology, cognitive and clinical neuroscience, and neuropsychology. Éimear's research focuses primarily on the role of inflammation in major psychiatric disorders, particularly depression, and cognitive dysfunction. She is interested in the use of epidemiological cohort studies, genetic analysis, and experimental medicine approaches in furthering our understanding of the role of inflammation in depression and cognitive functioning. She is interested in depression, inflammation, cognitive dysfunction, randomised controlled trials (RCTs), systematic reviews and meta-analyses, neuropsychology, concussion, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)


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Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers for depression


In her debut blog, Éimear Foley reviews a recent meta-analysis that identifies possible differences between people experiencing depression and healthy controls.

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