Optogenetics, a new technology invented by Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., with the help of a Foundation Young Investigator Grant, gives researchers extraordinary control over specific brain circuits — and with it, new...
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A Wall Street Journal article highlights Foundation Grantee Madhukar Trivedi, M.D., and a study he co-authored showing that when a mother’s depression is successfully treated, her children get progressively better, too...
Doris was a 4.0 college student who majored in international relations. She taught piano and began painting when she was 25. At age 46, she was diagnosed with manic-depression. She has been active at Stanford University...
Research conducted by Foundation Grantee Grigori Enikolopov, Ph.D., is the cover story of the May 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell. Dr. Enikolopov’s study offers an explanation for why our brains produce fewer and fewer neurons...
I stand with the 1 in 4 people diagnosed with a mental illness in thanking Catherine Zeta-Jones for the gift she gave to the world. Ms. Zeta-Jones’ disclosure of her bipolar II disorder, while saddening, helped show the...