Brain Matters

Flora M. Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on autism
Dr. Flora M. Vaccarino
August 14, 2015
By coaxing cells from autistic people to grow into brain-like clusters of cells in the laboratory, scientists have uncovered a developmental flaw that skews...
Kenneth Kendler, M.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on depression
Kenneth Kendler, M.D.
August 10, 2015
Genetic studies have recently yielded large numbers of "hits" for genes that subtly increase or decrease risk for disorders, including for schizophrenia....
Andrew M. McIntosh, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on depression
Andrew M. McIntosh, Ph.D.
August 07, 2015
New research has found that being depressed increases the impact of having a genetic predisposition for obesity. A team based at the University of Edinburgh...
William Kyle Simmons, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
William Kyle Simmons, Ph.D.
August 03, 2015
Researchers have proposed a new way of looking at the brain systems involved in registering bodily sensations. This has key implications for treating...
Godfrey D. Pearlson, M.D. - brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Godfrey D. Pearlson, M.D.
July 31, 2015
Researchers have identified several sets of genes linked with abnormal brainwave patterns in people with schizophrenia and psychotic bipolar disorder (PBD)....

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