Brain Matters

Alysson R. Muotri, Ph.D., of the University of California, San Diego, Zika Virus Research
Alysson R. Muotri, Ph.D.
May 17, 2016
For months, readers of front-page news have been learning of the spread of the Zika virus in Central and South America, and from there, most recently, into the...
Emory University, and including 1999 NARSAD Independent Investigator Mark Hyman Rapaport, M.D. of Emory University, 1999 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee
Mark Hyman Rapaport, M.D.
May 16, 2016
In an analysis of the results of 114 prior studies, scientists have found that some people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder...
Zhanyan Fu, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Autism
Zhanyan Fu, Ph.D.
May 13, 2016
By flipping a genetic switch, researchers were able to eliminate some autism-like behaviors in adult mice, suggesting that the adult brain might still have...
Madhukar H. Trivedi M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Madhukar H. Trivedi M.D.
May 12, 2016
Reviving an old treatment for mood problems, researchers find that adding certain opioid medications to depression treatment can help patients who don’t...
Carlos A. Zarate, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Carlos A. Zarate, M.D.
May 06, 2016
Foundation-supported scientists have just solved an important mystery. They have determined how ketamine, a drug approved long ago as an anesthetic but used...

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