Brain Matters

Mark George, M.D., Scientific Council Member, Expert on depression and TMS
Mark George, M.D.
December 23, 2013
With the help of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, Scientific Council Member Mark S. George, M.D. developed Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a new...
Paul Greengard, Ph.D. and Eric R. Kandel, M.D., Memory and brain experts
Drs. Greengard and Kandel
December 22, 2013
In 2000, NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantees, Paul Greengard, Ph.D. (1992 grant) and Eric R. Kandel, M.D. (1995 grant) were awarded the Nobel Prize in...
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
December 21, 2013
In 1998, Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., received NARSAD Grant funding to support his quest to understand what happens when stress impacts and seems to “damage” the...
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
December 20, 2013
With support from a NARSAD Grant in 1996, Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues identified a novel transcription factor that determines the long-lasting...
Helen Mayberg, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
December 19, 2013
In 1991, Foundation Scientific Council Member, Helen Mayberg, M.D., pioneered the use of positron emission tomography (PET) brain scanning technology to study...

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