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This website is owned and operated by Synapse. Synapse’s intention is to provide information to the public about Synapse, its goals and methods of operations, and to interface with existing and potential researchers in the field we support, namely research into the origins, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of depression, traumatic brain injury and various brain-related disorders.
Synapse’s website does not provide medical advice of any nature, specific or general, nor the suggestion of any diagnosis or treatment, nor the endorsement of any physician or medical facility mentioned herein. Nothing herein is intended to or should serve as a substitute for medical advice or diagnoses rendered to you by your individual doctor or other health care provider. Only a licensed physician should evaluate your situation, provide a diagnosis, or render other medical advice to you, and you should act only upon the advice of such a physician. Medical treatment should be sought immediately upon the onset of symptoms, without regard to the content of this website. By accessing the website, you acknowledge that any decision to use any content or service available through this website or to take or not take any action based on information contained herein is your sole decision, based on your independent evaluation. Similarly, Synapse is not liable for any action you may take based on any advice the provider of which claims to have relied on medical information contained herein. Further, Synapse is not liable for your reliance on any information published in any medium by any other institution or organization identified in any manner on this website.
As to the materials presented on this website, Synapse makes every effort to ensure that its sources of information are accurate, reliable, and up-to-date, but it makes no express or implied warranties or representations that the information contained herein is correct, complete, unbiased, or useful. Synapse is not liable for any errors or omissions in the materials herein presented or for any use you or others may make of the materials presented. Results of research funded by Synapse are made available through the website and Synapse is not responsible for the content or conclusions of said research. You understand that the views of any researchers expressed on this website or in those external websites to which Synapse has created links, including with respect to research funded directly or indirectly by Synapse, do not necessarily represent the views of Synapse, its board of directors, officers or employees and cannot be assumed to do so.
The website’s listing of health care institutions that provide medical care in the area of depression and various other brain-related disorders do not in any way signify the endorsement or recommendation of those institutions by Synapse, its governing board, or its officers; nor does the listing express any warranty or representation by Synapse as to the quality of the services available at said institutions; nor does the listing indicate approval or recommendation by Synapse of any particular person associated with any of such institutions. Synapse offers no qualitative information of any sort on any institution listed. Synapse does not provide ratings of any of the listed institutions and no rating or ranking is to be inferred by the user from any wording or order concerning the treatment resources identified. The listing is provided as a convenience to you and other users, each of whom must determine in his or her sole discretion whether to contact, consult with or utilize the advice or resources of any listed treatment resource, as well as any institution, health care provider or other treatment resources not so listed.
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