Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Lin Mei, M.D., Ph.D. of Georgia Regents University and colleagues have identified an early step in how the brain's inhibitory cells get...
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A pair of small almond-shaped structures called the amygdalae are often said to be the human brain’s “fear centers.” Many experiments have shown their involvement in the fear response—a complex series of biological...
Researchers led by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Frederick C. Nucifora, Jr., Ph.D., D.O., M.H.S. have identified a rare gene mutation in a family with a high rate of...
A new study published in the Jan. 17 issue of Cell explores the contribution of microRNAs (non-coding Ribonucleic acid) to 22q11.2 deletion syndrome - a genetic predictor of a variety of illnesses and conditions including...
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Grantee Richard L. Huganir, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and colleagues made...