Fatty Acids and Brain Development

In his inaugural lecture PD Dr. Gregor Berger of the Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich talks about the important role Omega-3 fatty acids play in brain development and general health.

A shortage of Omega-3 fatty acids is involved in a suite of psychiatric disorders, including depression. As part of his lecture, Gregor Berger presented first baseline results of the Omega-3 clinical trial in juvenile depression patients. The study started in 2017 and will run until 2021.

Inaugural lecture on November 23, 2019. Omega-3 Fatty acids and brain development – from evolution to depression. (German)