Foundation Awards $4 Million in 40 New NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants

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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards $4 million in NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation recently announced its 2014 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants, which will award $4 million in funding to 40 mid-career scientists from 33 intuitions in nine countries. Selected by the Foundation’s Scientific Council, comprised of 146 leading experts across disciplines in brain and behavior research including two Nobel Prize winners, the grants fund basic research, new technologies and next generation therapies for schizophrenia, major affective disorders, and other serious mental illnesses.

The Foundation’s Independent Investigator Grants provide $50,000 per year for up to two years to support investigators during the critical period between the initiation of research and the receipt of sustained funding. The grants are part of the ongoing efforts of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to support scientists at every stage of their career by funding cutting-edge research for the understanding, early detection, treatment, prevention and cure of mental illness, including anxiety, autism, bipolar disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and schizophrenia.

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