Basic Research

Julia Sacher, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Julia Sacher, M.D., Ph.D.
September 14, 2010
From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 Notwithstanding the joy most women feel about having a baby, about three-quarters of all women experience a lowering in mood...
Vincent P. Ferrera, Ph.D.
Vincent P. Ferrera, Ph.D.
September 01, 2010
Dr. Vincent Ferrera of Columbia University explores the neural circuits underlying decision making. This ability allows an organism to adapt its behavior...
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on ptsd
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
July 11, 2010
From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects upwards of 25 percent of returning U.S. combat troops. Both men and women in the...
Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D.
July 11, 2010
From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 Prozac is one of the so-called SSRI antidepressant drugs, prescribed extensively throughout the world. Others include Lexapro,...
Elissa S. Epel, PhD - Brain & behavior research expert on stress
Elissa S. Epel, PhD
July 11, 2010
On the tip of each chromosome in each cell in our bodies is a stretch of DNA, a little tail called a telomere that shortens as we age. How quickly it shortens...

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