Basic Research

David Shaffer, M.D.
David Shaffer, M.D.
April 18, 2013
From The Quarterly, Spring 2013 When he first heard about it in the late 1970s, David Shaffer, M.D., remembers being not only “skeptical” but in a state of...
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Stanford School of Medicine, an expert on autism
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.
April 18, 2013
Mutations of the neuroligin-3 gene have been found in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In new research conducted in part at the laboratory of Robert...
David Foster, Ph.D., Expert on Schizophrenia
David Foster, Ph.D.
April 17, 2013
With the support of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, David Foster, Ph.D., led research to understand spatial memory in the hippocampus area of the brain. His...
NARSAD Grantee Ya-Ping Tang, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Expert on PTSD
Ya-Ping Tang, M.D., Ph.D.
April 12, 2013
The experience of trauma during teen years is a known risk factor for the later development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The National Institutes...
President Barack Obama announcing the new Brain Initiative at the White House
President Barack Obama
April 02, 2013
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., President & CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, joined members of the Obama administration and prominent figures...

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