Basic Research

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

Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD
Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD
November 21, 2011
Scientific Council Member Schahram Akbarian, MD, PhD and colleagues have conducted key research revealing for the first time how alterations to gene expression...
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., with members of the Nestler Lab
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
From The Quarterly, Fall 2011 A recent study by Dr. Eric Nestler’s team explored how an acquired behavior such as stress due to “social defeat” could cause...
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Council, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
November 15, 2011
Leading researcher seeks to understand molecular basis of stress and resilience in the brain From The Quarterly, Fall 2011 One of the most remarkable facts...
Pablo Gejman, M.D.
Pablo Gejman, M.D.
November 15, 2011
From The Quarterly, Fall 2011 Genome-wide association studies (GWAS), begun in 2005 as a coordinated international effort to search for genes associated with...
Charlie Rose Brain Series
Charlie Rose Brain Series
November 15, 2011
In Charlie Rose’s opening of the 2nd season of his series “The Brain,” he stated, “It has been said that the brain will be to the 21st century what the atom...

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