Basic Research

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

Mary F. Brunette, M.D., Assoc. Prof., Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
Mary F. Brunette, M.D.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 People with mental illness tend to smoke more than the general population. One reason that has been suggested is the self-...
Joel E. Kleinman, M.D., Ph.D. of National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Joel E. Kleinman, M.D., Ph.D.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Joel E. Kleinman, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement...
Deborah E. Barnes, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of California, San Francisco
Deborah E. Barnes, Ph.D., M.P.H.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Cognitive abilities tend to decline with age. Although there is considerable variability in degree from one person to another,...
Schahram Akbarian, M.D., Ph.D. of the University of Massachusetts
Dr. Schahram Akbarian
January 16, 2012
In people with autism spectrum disorders, nerve cells in the prefrontal cortex and other brain regions show subtle defects. Rare genetic mutations account for...
The 2011 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners
2011 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners
January 09, 2012
The American Psychiatric Association (AMA) featured the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 2011 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners in their January...

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