Look at the Breakthroughs and Progress We Made in 2011!

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Benita Shobe former President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
Benita Shobe former President & CEO

2011 was an impressive year of progress as NARSAD Grant-funded discoveries spanned brain and behavior disorders – including schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders including OCD and PTSD and autism. Our Scientific Council selects the most promising ideas to fund each year, across research disciplines, institutions and communities. In the sampling of work presented below, you will discover proven next generation therapies, innovative early intervention techniques and promise for improved diagnostic tools, groundbreaking basic research to further  our understanding of how the brain functions and can malfunction, and the continued refinement of new technologies to significantly advance our progress.

Please click on our orange neuron logo below and explore our interactive 2011 Research Highlights page. As always, thank you for joining in our shared commitment to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness. We will continue to share our progress with you – check for news updates weekly on our web site front page – throughout this New Year that is already proving very productive!


by Benita Shobe
President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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