Basic Research

Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
September 12, 2011
While most studies focus on brain and behavior disorders as cause for substance abuse (ie., self-medication), Scientific Council Member Eric Nestler, M.D., Ph....
Michael Posner, Ph.D.
Michael Posner, Ph.D.
September 07, 2011
New research suggests the brain fatigues, causing the body to “believe” it is tired, when in reality it’s the brain itself in need of rest. Says Scientific...
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
September 02, 2011
While most studies focus on maternal effects on offspring, this new study with animal models suggests a father's life exposure to stress can increase an unborn...
Berit Kerner, M.D., UCLA
Berit Kerner, M.D.
August 26, 2011
From The Quarterly, Summer 2011 Many studies point to bipolar disorder as having a very strong genetic base. As with most mental illnesses, it is suspected...
Guy A. Rouleau, M.D., Ph.D., University of Montreal Hospital
Guy A. Rouleau, M.D., Ph.D.
August 26, 2011
From The Quarterly, Summer 2011 Many studies have shown that schizophrenia is a highly heritable disorder; that it is largely triggered by inherited genetic...

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