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...
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In 2008, Scientific Council Members Mary-Claire King, Ph.D. from the University of Washington—widely known for her discovery of a mutation in a gene she named BRCA1 that led to powerful breast cancer diagnostics—and...
Arturas Petronis, M.D., Ph.D. from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, led researchers in a study, discovering that biochemical (or ‘epigenetic’) changes can impact the ‘expression’ of genes common in...
NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantees, Husseini Manji, M.D. and Carlos Zarate, M.D. discovered that a common breast cancer drug called tamoxifen can also be used to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder during the manic...
As the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation celebrates 25 Years of Discovery to Recovery, it seems fitting to share a video of a presentation given by Carol A. Tamminga, M.D., the most recent winner of the Lieber...