Basic Research

- to understand what happens in the brain to cause mental illness

Daniel Mueller, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on mental illness
Daniel Mueller, M.D., Ph.D.
July 26, 2013
2009 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant: Lipogenesis Gene Variants in Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain in Independent Samples from the US and Germany   Daniel...
Zhen Yan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, a stress expert
Zhen Yan, Ph.D.
July 17, 2013
  A degree of stress is a normal part of life, but stress can become problematic in vulnerable individuals and contribute to the development of mental...
NARSAD Grantee, Melissa Bauman, Ph.D. of UC Davis, Expert in Autism Research
Melissa Bauman, Ph.D.
July 15, 2013
NARSAD Grantees from the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) MIND Institute discovered that specific combinations of antibodies cross the placenta during...
Emily G. Severance, Ph.D. of Johns Hopkins University, expert on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Emily G. Severance, Ph.D.
July 05, 2013
People with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have heightened sensitivities to certain foods, such as wheat glutens, that may leak from the gastrointestinal (...
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D., of Harvard-affiliated McClean Hospital, a schizophrenia expert
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D.,
June 27, 2013
Some scientists suspect that the debilitating symptoms of schizophrenia  emerge from problems with a brain chemical called glutamate. Although glutamate drives...

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