Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD)
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awarded 15 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants, selected from more than 220 applicants at the close of 2012. Innovative research ideas focused on depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism and anxiety disorders such as obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress disorders.  “We fund the most promising ideas from around the world that are likely to advance our understanding and improve treatments for mental illness,” says Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., Acting President & CEO, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. “The fifteen brilliant scientists selected strive to improve the lives of those suffering and as they face increasingly tough funding challenges, the support made possible through donors of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is more important than ever.”

Learn about the fifteen Grantees in the complete news release

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