A diagnosis of schizophrenia is often preceded by a "prodromal" phase of the illness, in which milder symptoms are present for weeks or even years before developing into full-blown psychosis. With the use of brain imaging...
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NARSAD Grantee, Greer Murphy, M.D, Ph.D., was among a team of researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine who recently identified genetic variants encoding a protein secreted in the brain that impaired the...
In the largest study of its kind to date, NARSAD Grant-supported researcher Jonathan Mill, Ph.D., of King's College London and the University of Exeter, and team studied 100 identical twins, including some with autism...
Occasional stress may actually have a positive impact on the brain according to a new study by lead author Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D., a Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 2009 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, and...
When he first heard about it in the late 1970s, David Shaffer, M.D., remembers being not only “skeptical” but in a state of disbelief. Just as his career in psychiatry was getting under way, an important study found that...