Brain Matters

Tracey L. Petryshen, Ph.D. - brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Tracey L. Petryshen, Ph.D.
June 19, 2014
During brain development, the brain is a frenzy of activity: new brain cells (neurons) are born, migrate to where they need to go, and eventually form...
Amanda J. Law, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Amanda J. Law, Ph.D.
June 17, 2014
For more than a decade, scientists have been collecting evidence for the involvement of a gene called NRG1 in mental illnesses, most notably in schizophrenia....
Vivien Rekkas, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Vivien Rekkas, Ph.D.
June 13, 2014
For the first time, scientists have identified a biological change in the brains of females during perimenopause that is also associated with clinical...
Lisa M. Monteggia, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Lisa M. Monteggia, Ph.D.
June 12, 2014
A key goal of current depression research is to develop faster-acting, more effective antidepressant medications than those currently available, which usually...
Christophe D. Proulx, Ph.D., research expert on post-traumatic stress disorder, ptsd
Christophe D. Proulx, Ph.D.
June 09, 2014
A team at the University of California, San Diego, that included 2013 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Christophe D. Proulx, Ph.D., has applied the...

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