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Rachel G. Klein, Ph.D., Scientific Council Member, 1995 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, 2004 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Research, Professsor of Psychiatry, New York University Child Study Center, Expert on Childhood mental illnesses including ADHD and anxiety
September 24, 2012

Two areas appear most promising. One is that great progress has been made in understanding brain networks in different psychiatric disorders. Another is advances in genetics that promise the identification of specific genes linked to the development of some psychiatric disorders. We hope further research will translate these advances into new approaches to treatment and prevention.

Rachel G. Klein, Ph.D.
Scientific Council Member
1995 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee
2004 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Research
Professsor of Psychiatry, New York University Child Study Center

Schahram Akbarian, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Council Member 1993, 2000 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee 1997 Klerman Prizewinner Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Chief of the Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Expert on mental illness
Q If epigenetics is related to environmental influences triggering a susceptibility to mental illness—do you know particular ones leading to schizophrenia?
A A number of environmental influences acting on the developing brain are... More >
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center
Q Where will the breakthroughs come in treating schizophrenia?
A “The single biggest thing that would aid research in mental illnesses and... More >