Basic Research

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

Jay N. Giedd, M.D., expert researcher on the teen brain and schizophrenia
Jay N. Giedd, M.D.
April 28, 2014
The interaction between genes and the environment have long been known to influence the brain and behavior. The cerebral cortex, the most highly evolved human...
Richard S. Lee, Ph.D., expert in brain research
Richard S. Lee, Ph.D.
April 14, 2014
It is widely believed that the brain is biologically affected and altered by stress, but it is very difficult to “see into the brain” to identify the processes...
Christopher Pack, Ph.D., expert on schizophrenia research
Christopher Pack, Ph.D.
April 10, 2014
Recent research led by Christopher Pack, Ph.D., of McGill University, supported in part by his 2008 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, may help to explain why...
Theodore D. Satterthwaite, M.D.
Theodore D. Satterthwaite, M.D.
April 09, 2014
2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Theodore D. Satterthwaite, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania, led research that demonstrated specific gender...
Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D., expert on schizophrenia research
Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.
April 07, 2014
In new research led by 2011 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D., an experimental anticancer medication has been found to reverse...

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