Joel E. Kleinman, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research in 2011, is working to unravel the mystery of what goes awry in the...
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Cognitive abilities tend to decline with age. Although there is considerable variability in degree from one person to another, a large percentage of the very old develop dementia. By contrast, depression is not a normal...
In people with autism spectrum disorders, nerve cells in the prefrontal cortex and other brain regions show subtle defects. Rare genetic mutations account for only about 10 percent of autism cases. The cause of the...
The American Psychiatric Association (AMA) featured the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 2011 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners in their January News. Scientists honored were:
Carol A. Tamminga, M.D. and...
Studies led by NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Elizabeth Thomas, Ph.D. at Scripps Research Institute show that DNA is too tightly wound in certain brain cells of schizophrenic patients. This is a new discovery of an...