Brain Matters

Kathleen R. Merikangas, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on bipolar disorder
Kathleen R. Merikangas, Ph.D.
January 20, 2017
The prevalence of excess weight and obesity is similar among adolescents with and without bipolar disorder, according to a new analysis of nationally collected...
Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D.
January 19, 2017
In a schizophrenia-related disorder known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS), altered activity along a single molecular pathway can lead to disruptions in...
Helen Lavretsky, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Alzheimer's
Helen Lavretsky, M.D.
January 12, 2017
In a study comparing the effects of memory training and yoga meditation in older adults, researchers found that a 12-week program of memory training could...
Gilles Pourtois, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Gilles Pourtois, Ph.D.
January 11, 2017
A new type of magnetic stimulation to the brain may improve depression symptoms more efficiently than other treatment options, researchers suggest. A team at...
Daniel Geschwind, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Daniel Geschwind, Ph.D.
January 10, 2017
A new study implicates two cellular pathways in schizophrenia risk that haven’t been well supported by genetic evidence before. They involve processes related...

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