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Scientific Council Member Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD and colleagues have conducted key research revealing for the first time how alterations to gene expression in Autism Spectrum Disorders can come from changes other than...
Groundbreaking research led by Dr. Paola Dazzan, NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, was recently featured on the BBC prime time show “Newsnight.” This new research can predict the severity of psychosis using sophisticated...
Recent Foundation-funded research led by NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Aaron Beck, M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, demonstrates that a targeted form of cognitive therapy can improve psychosocial and...
The chemicals that act in the brain act in other parts of the body as well─in the heart, in the respiratory system, in muscles. Drugs that affect brain chemicals can therefore cause unwanted side effects in other body...