Your New Year’s resolutions for 2013 may include eating more fruits and vegetables after learning about new findings from research by NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Martha E. Payne, Ph.D., R.D., M.P.H. Dr. Payne,...
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Over more than a century, neuroscientists have built a framework for studying how the brain works based on the neuron doctrine, which states that nerve cells, or neurons, communicate across a tiny gap, the synapse....
A ‘bottom up’ approach to understanding the brain leads to crucial new discoveries
What causes depression? Experience tells us that people can become depressed when they are under acute or chronic stress...
“Psychiatrists don’t treat diseases. They treat symptoms.” This observation by Dr. Robert Malenka reflects the lack of diagnostic tools and biologically-based tests available for mental illness. There is not yet any...
Supported with a NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant, an international team of scientists has made critical new discoveries about which brain dysfunctions cause Fragile X Syndrome and how it may be possible to correct...