Basic Research

Bo Li, Ph.D., expert on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Bo Li, Ph.D.
February 20, 2014
Experts have known that fear memories are learned and stored in a part of the brain known as the amygdala. This learned memory can serve as a healthy defense...
Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D., expert on depression and PTSD
Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D.
February 19, 2014
Researchers led by 2009 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Daniela Kaufer, Ph.D., of the University of California, Berkeley, have made a major new discovery...
Hongjun Song, Ph.D., expert on dna methylation
Hongjun Song, Ph.D.
February 18, 2014
DNA methylation is a process, in normal development, whereby cells turn off genes they don’t need by attaching a chemical methyl group to the DNA. Historically...
Christoph Kellendonk, Ph.D., expert on schizophrenia research
Christoph Kellendonk, Ph.D.
February 13, 2014
The brain forms its thicket of connections early in life, but additions to its wiring diagram may be made even in adulthood, according to a study published in...
Saleem M. Nicola, Ph.D., expert on addiction and depression
Saleem M. Nicola, Ph.D.
February 10, 2014
People with addictions―whether to heroin, nicotine or even caffeine―can attest to the palpable influence their cravings can have on their behaviors and actions...

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