Discoveries

Maria Karayiorgou, M.D., Expert on Schizophrenia
Maria Karayiorgou, M.D.
July 01, 2013
Science has proven the strong genetic component to schizophrenia, a mental illness that can be severely debilitating, but many questions remain about which...
Editor's Picks Blog - June 2013 - Written by VP of Marketing and Communications, Laura C. Wells, M.B.A.
June 2013 - Editor's Picks Blog
June 28, 2013
From the editor’s desk, Laura C. Wells, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at the Foundation presents highlights from this month They say April...
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D., of Harvard-affiliated McClean Hospital, a schizophrenia expert
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D.,
June 27, 2013
Some scientists suspect that the debilitating symptoms of schizophrenia  emerge from problems with a brain chemical called glutamate. Although glutamate drives...
David J. Porteous, Ph.D., of the University of Edinburgh, U.K., Expert on schizophrenia
David J. Porteous, Ph.D.
June 24, 2013
Many genes have come to the attention of mental illness researchers because tiny variations in them appear to increase the risk of mental illness. But one gene...
Vinod Menon, Ph.D., professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Stanford University School of Medicine, an autism expert
Vinod Menon, Ph.D.
June 21, 2013
  It has been known for more than fifty years that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often appear indifferent to human voices, but it has not been...

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