Basic Research

Bita Moghaddam, PhD
Bita Moghaddam, PhD
January 20, 2012
Scientific Council Member Bita Moghaddam, PhD, led adolescent brain research at the University of Pittsburgh that identified more activity in teen brains, in...
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
January 19, 2012
Imagine that you are standing on a busy city street corner and you gather together the first 100 passersby who are precisely 70 years old. “In this randomly...
Kate D. Fitzgerald, M.D., Assistant Prof., Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Kate D. Fitzgerald, M.D.
January 19, 2012
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the most severe of the anxiety disorders, is characterized by recurrent, intrusive thoughts or obsessions—irrational fears...
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
January 19, 2012
Despite the halting progress, so far, in developing drugs to combat memory loss in old age, there is something profoundly uplifting about the great discovery...
Mary F. Brunette, M.D., Assoc. Prof., Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
Mary F. Brunette, M.D.
January 19, 2012
People with mental illness tend to smoke more than the general population. One reason that has been suggested is the self-medication effect. Research has...

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