New Technologies

Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., inventor of optogenetics and expert on depression
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.
January 03, 2014
Karl Deisseroth used his 2005 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to develop optogenetics, a new technology that has revolutionized systems neuroscience by...
Cameron Craddock, Ph.D., Expert on depression
Cameron Craddock, Ph.D.
January 03, 2014
Dr. Sanjay Gupta hosts a video on Everyday Health that features the work of NARSAD Grantees Cameron Craddock, Ph.D. and Helen Mayberg, M.D. They discuss how...
Yvette Sheline, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Yvette Sheline, M.D.
December 27, 2013
In 1998, Yvette Sheline, M.D. received a NARSAD Grant for a project titled “Affect Induced Activation of the Amygdala in Major Depression.” The results of this...
Helen Mayberg, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
December 19, 2013
In 1991, Foundation Scientific Council Member, Helen Mayberg, M.D., pioneered the use of positron emission tomography (PET) brain scanning technology to study...
Matthew J. Kennedy, Ph.D., Expert on synaptic plasticity, schizophrenia and other brain and behavior disorders
Matthew J. Kennedy, Ph.D.
December 16, 2013
The strength of connections between neurons in the brain, a property called synaptic plasticity, plays a central role in learning, the formation of memories,...

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