Mutations of the neuroligin-3 gene have been found in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In new research conducted in part at the laboratory of Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D., Brain & Behavior Research Foundation...
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With the support of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, David Foster, Ph.D., led research to understand spatial memory in the hippocampus area of the brain. His findings, published online today in Nature, have potential...
Up to twelve chromosome regions may harbor genes for keeping the brain in good working order, reports a new study by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Grantee David Braff, M.D., and his research team....
The experience of trauma during teen years is a known risk factor for the later development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The National Institutes of Health reported in 2005 that PTSD (an often debilitating...
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member and NARSAD Grantee, Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., led a team at Stanford in developing a new experimental method they are calling "CLARITY," that enables...