Discoveries

Jordan W. Smoller, M.D., Sc.D. expert in mental health research
Jordan W. Smoller, M.D., Sc.D.
April 18, 2013
The Cross-Disorder Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (PGC), a consortium of geneticists and neuroscientists, has released the results of a worldwide...
David Shaffer, M.D.
David Shaffer, M.D.
April 18, 2013
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...
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Stanford School of Medicine, an expert on autism
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.
April 18, 2013
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...
David Foster, Ph.D., Expert on Schizophrenia
David Foster, Ph.D.
April 17, 2013
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...
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Grantee David Braff, M.D., University of California, San Diego, Expert on Schizophrenia
David Braff, M.D.
April 16, 2013
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...

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