In 1988, NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, David A. Brent, M.D. made significant discoveries leading to the identification of risk factors for youth suicide. Until his research in the late 1980s, the media...
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Michelle Obama and Jill Biden announced this initiative as part of their Joining Forces Campaign to focus on issues that affect veterans and their families. Obama said that while an estimated 300,000 veterans suffer PTSD...
In 1989 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator and Foundation Scientific Council member, Herbert Y. Meltzer, M.D., proved that the drug Clozapine(tm) can be used on patients with severe treatment-resistant schizophrenia....
Optogenetics, a new technology invented by Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., in 2005 with the help of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, gives researchers extraordinary control over specific brain circuits — and with it, new...
2011 was an impressive year of progress as NARSAD Grant-funded discoveries spanned brain and behavior disorders – including schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders including OCD and PTSD and...