Next Generation Therapies

Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., expert on phobias and anxiety disorders like obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
January 02, 2014
In groundbreaking work, Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., with the aid of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, discovered that targeted medication can improve the...
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
December 29, 2013
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) was developed in the late 1980s; however it was not tested as a potential treatment for resistant depression until Helen Mayberg,...
Mark George, M.D., Scientific Council Member, Expert on depression and TMS
Mark George, M.D.
December 23, 2013
With the help of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, Scientific Council Member Mark S. George, M.D. developed Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a new...
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
December 20, 2013
With support from a NARSAD Grant in 1996, Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues identified a novel transcription factor that determines the long-lasting...
Herbert Y. Meltzer, M.D. discovers clozapine works for treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients and to help reduce suicide
Herbert Y. Meltzer, M.D.
December 18, 2013
In our second year of grant-giving, 1988, Dr. Herbert Meltzer received a NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant to test his idea that clozapine might be a...

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