Basic Research

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

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...
Dr. Guy A. Rouleau
Dr. Guy A. Rouleau
July 11, 2011
Guy A. Rouleau, M.D., Ph.D., Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Distinguished Investigator and colleagues, have discovered the presence of genetic...
Sohee Park, Ph.D.
Sohee Park, Ph.D.
May 26, 2011
Foundation Grantee Sohee Park, Ph.D., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University have discovered that impairments in a brain area involved in perception of social...

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