25 Years of Breakthroughs

Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
January 04, 2014
Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., of Weill Cornell Medical College, was the recipient of two NARSAD Young Investigator Grants (in 2002 and 2005) that supported...
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., inventor of optogenetics and expert on depression
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.
January 03, 2014
Karl Deisseroth used his 2005 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to develop optogenetics, a new technology that has revolutionized systems neuroscience by...
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., expert on phobias and anxiety disorders like obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
January 02, 2014
In groundbreaking work, Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., with the aid of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, discovered that targeted medication can improve the...
Daniel Weinberger, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Daniel Weinberger, M.D.
December 30, 2013
Daniel Weinberger, M.D., received a NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantin 2000 to take an innovative approach in the search to identify genes that increase...
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
December 29, 2013
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) was developed in the late 1980s; however it was not tested as a potential treatment for resistant depression until Helen Mayberg,...

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