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...
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NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Ezra Susser, MD, DrPH, has been awarded the 2011 Rema Lapous Award by the APHA (American Public Health Association). The Rema Lapous Award recognizes scientists that have...
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...
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 individual’s offspring. It is well known that the way a mother treats...
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 remains a “syndrome” ─ a list of symptoms, as opposed to a...