Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University used his NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to help invent optogenetics. On September 7th, he and three other scientists will be awarded the K. J. Zülch Prize 2012, for...
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25 Years of Breakthroughs
|View a Highlights Video from the 25th Anniversary
Awards Dinner in October, 2012
Herbert Pardes, M.D., President of the Scientific Council and Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, shares his insight on mental illness.
Dr. Pardes reflects on...
NARSAD distinguished Investigator Grantee, Aaron T. Beck, the 'Father of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)’ proved that it can be used to help treat the 'negative' symptoms of schizophrenia. CBT was invented by Beck in...
In 2010, Scientific Council Member Rene Hen, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Columbia University, and a researcher at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, led a...
A groundbreaking twenty-five year study shows that there is a correlation between the thinning of the cortex and the development of depression. The cortex is the part of the brain responsible for higher thinking and...