Basic Research

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

Joseph Biederman, M.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on adhd
Joseph Biederman, M.D.
March 12, 2014
2002 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Joseph Biederman, M.D., collaborated in a study that may help to explain the dramatic spike, estimated at up to...
Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D., Expert on schizohrenia research
Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D.
March 10, 2014
Working memory allows us to keep multiple things in mind that we need while performing a task. This kind of temporary repository helps us through all sorts of...
Eric Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., expert on addiction research and brain research
Eric Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
March 06, 2014
With their sights on developing more effective treatments for addiction, scientists in recent years have been making rapid progress in understanding the...
Brian M. D’Onofrio, Ph.D., Expert on mental illness
Brian M. D’Onofrio, Ph.D.
February 27, 2014
A new research study published on February 26th in the journal JAMA Psychiatry offers further evidence that children born to middle-aged men are more likely...
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...

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