In findings recently published in Cell, 2010 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee, Guo-li Ming, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, demonstrate that people are nearly one and a...
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In 2008, Scientific Council Members Mary-Claire King, Ph.D. from the University of Washington—widely known for her discovery of a mutation in a gene she named BRCA1 that led to powerful breast cancer diagnostics—and...
Scientific Council member, Eric R. Kandel, M.D. is featured in an insightful and inspiring question and answer session with New York Times journalist, Claudia Dreifus. In their discussions, Dr. Kandel (2000 Nobel...
In 2006, Scientific Council Member, Daniel R. Weinberger, M.D. and a team of researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), discovered that the presence of a gene known as neuregulin 1 increases the...
In 2001, NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, Dolores Malaspina, M.D. concluded that having an older father increases the risk of developing schizophrenia. Schizophrenia has strong genetic components, including de...