Studies led by NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Elizabeth Thomas, Ph.D. at Scripps Research Institute show that DNA is too tightly wound in certain brain cells of schizophrenic patients. This is a new discovery of an...
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“What we’re interested in now is intervening early with family intervention, family-focused therapy, to try to determine if we can stave off the onset of the disorder, or at least make it less severe if it does occur.”...
On the front page of Monday’s NY Times, Amy Harmon introduces Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, two young adults diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a brain and behavior disorder ‘on the spectrum’ of Autism Spectrum...
Huda Akil, Ph.D. of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Robert C. Malenka, Ph.D., M.D. of Stanford University School of Medicine join nine other Scientific Council Members on the National Academy of Sciences....
NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee James C. McPartland, Ph.D. and colleagues at Yale University have conducted recent studies on Autism and the ability to process facial expressions. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders...