Discoveries

Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., with members of the Nestler Lab
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
A recent study by Dr. Eric Nestler’s team explored how an acquired behavior such as stress due to “social defeat” could cause behavioral changes in an...
Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D., Duke University School of Medicine
Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D.
November 15, 2011
A significant minority of people with depressive illness fail to respond to any currently available antidepressant medication. However, new methods of brain...
Jennifer Gottlieb, Ph.D., NARSAD YI, Dartmouth Medical School
Jennifer Gottlieb, Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
Upwards of half of people taking antipsychotic medications continue to have some symptoms of psychosis. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a non-...
Allan T. Gulledge, Ph.D. of Dartmouth Medical School
Allan T. Gulledge, Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
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...
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Council, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
Leading researcher seeks to understand molecular basis of stress and resilience in the brain One of the most remarkable facts about depression is that it...

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