Brain Matters

Xin Wang, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on autism
Xin Wang, Ph.D.
August 08, 2014
Neurons are the nerve cells known to be key players in the brain’s circuitry that enable us to perceive, sense, think, remember and behave. They respond to...
Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on mental illness
Zachary Kaminsky, Ph.D.
August 06, 2014
A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine may have discovered a game-changing chemical alteration to a gene that could enable...
Haijiang Cai, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on mental illness
Haijiang Cai, Ph.D.
August 04, 2014
Scientists know a lot about how we control our food intake, but not yet enough to develop targeted treatments that have a dramatic impact on curtailing obesity...
Joseph D. Buxbaum, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior scientific council member on autism
Joseph D. Buxbaum, Ph.D.
August 01, 2014
What are the greatest risk factors for autism? Are they genetic or environmental? If genetic, does the risk come from inherited mutations or from ones that...
Paul H. Patterson, Ph.D.
Paul H. Patterson, Ph.D.
July 30, 2014
The Foundation mourns the loss of a pioneer in neuroimmunology—the study of interactions between the nervous and immune systems and their links to mental...

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