The use of biomarkers in the military: From theory to practice.
September 22, 2015
Yehuda R, Neylan T, Flory J, & McFarlane A.
Psychoneuroendocrinology [serial online]. September 2013;38(9):1912-1922. PMID: 23927936, Database: PsycINFO.
This paper provides a summary of relevant issues covered in the conference, "The Use of Biomarkers in the Military: Theory to Practice" held at the New York Academy of Science on September 14, 2012. The conference covered the state of the science in identification of PTSD biomarkers, including, the definition of different classes of biomarkers pertaining to PTSD. The aim of the satellite conference was to bring together researchers who have been supported by the Department of Defense, Veterans Administration, National Institutes of Health, and other agencies around the world, who are interested in the identification of biomarkers for PTSD risk, diagnosis, symptom severity and treatment response, for a discussion of salient issues regarding biomarker development for PTSD, as well as special considerations for theuse of biomarkers in the military.