Basic Research

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

Theodore Satterthwaite, M.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Theodore Satterthwaite, M.D.
July 02, 2014
The largest study to date of blood flow in the brain, conducted by 2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Theodore Satterthwaite, M.D., and a University of...
Erkan Karakas, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on depression
Erkan Karakas, Ph.D.
June 20, 2014
Newly published research by a former NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee provides an unprecedented view of a key brain receptor whose malfunction is implicated...
Tracey L. Petryshen, Ph.D. - brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Tracey L. Petryshen, Ph.D.
June 19, 2014
During brain development, the brain is a frenzy of activity: new brain cells (neurons) are born, migrate to where they need to go, and eventually form...
Amanda J. Law, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Amanda J. Law, Ph.D.
June 17, 2014
For more than a decade, scientists have been collecting evidence for the involvement of a gene called NRG1 in mental illnesses, most notably in schizophrenia....
Stanislav S. Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Dr. Zakharenko
June 05, 2014
A study by former NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Stanislav S. Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D., and his colleagues at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in...

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