Discoveries

Anne Schaefer, M.D, Ph.D.
Dr. Anne Schaefer
September 20, 2012
NARSAD Grantee Anne Schaefer, M.D, Ph.D., was named one of 51 recipients of the prestigious 2012 Director’s New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of...
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., expert on Depression
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
September 13, 2012
Scientific Council Member Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., is one of the authors of a new study that supports the hypothesis that elevating glucocorticoid levels—a...
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University, expert on Optogenetics and Depression
Dr. Karl Deisseroth
September 06, 2012
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University used his NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to help invent optogenetics. On September 7th, he and three other...
Jack Nitschke, Ph.D., a neuroscientist, clinical psychologist, and associate professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jack Nitschke, Ph.D.
September 04, 2012
A new study published online reveals that people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) have weaker connections in the brain that effect the amygdala, a pair...
Paul H. Patterson, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences at the Division of Biology at the California Institute of Technology, expert on Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia, and Depression
Paul H. Patterson, Ph.D.
August 27, 2012
An article published August 25th in The New York Times reports that at least one-third of autism cases may be due to inflammatory disease that begins in the...

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