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Marc G. Caron, Ph.D. - brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
May 15, 2014

Marc G. Caron, Ph.D., of the Duke University Medical Center received the Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in 2013. Learn more about the Outstanding Achievement Prizes at: http://bbrfoundation.org/outstanding-achievement-prizes.

 

 

Marc G. Caron, Ph.D.
Scientific Council Member
James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center

Schahram Akbarian, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Council Member 1993, 2000 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee 1997 Klerman Prizewinner Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Chief of the Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Expert on mental illness
Q If epigenetics is related to environmental influences triggering a susceptibility to mental illness—do you know particular ones leading to schizophrenia?
A A number of environmental influences acting on the developing brain are... More >
Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Q Is there a viral or infection component to schizophrenia that could be treated with an antiviral or an antibiotic, especially at first episode?
A This remains an area of active research. There is currently no definitive... More >