The unexpected outcome of research by NARSAD Grantee John A. Wemmie, M.D., Ph.D., neuroscientist, University of Iowa and his colleagues, has implications for the future study and treatment of people with panic disorders....
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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Lin Mei, M.D., Ph.D. of Georgia Regents University and colleagues have identified an early step in how the brain's inhibitory cells get...
A pair of small almond-shaped structures called the amygdalae are often said to be the human brain’s “fear centers.” Many experiments have shown their involvement in the fear response—a complex series of biological...
Internationally-recognized neurobiologist and Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member, Susan G. Amara, Ph.D., was recently appointed to the prestigious position of Scientific Director for the...
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used successfully for 70 years to relieve symptoms of major depression. Remarkably, though, precise details about how it acts on the brain to produce this effect was unknown—until...