Basic Research

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...
Amy F. T. Arnsten, Ph.D., Yale School of Medicine
Amy F. T. Arnsten, Ph.D.
August 26, 2011
From The Quarterly, Summer 2011 You don’t have to be a neuroscientist to know that certain of our mental faculties decline as we age. Memory is one instance or...
Hongjun Song, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Expert on Brain Research and Autism
Hongjun Song, Ph.D.
August 26, 2011
From The Quarterly, Summer 2011 The adult mammalian brain can generate new cells, an ability crucial to healthy brain functioning but one that can be...
Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
August 22, 2011
Addiction has been newly defined as a chronic brain disorder, as opposed to simply a behavioral problem. Studies over the past 20 years have shown  how...

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