Brain Matters

Alan Rodney Prossin, M.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on depression
Alan Rodney Prossin, M.D.
September 28, 2015
New research from BBRF-funded scientists shows how a sad mood can change the inflammatory environment in the body, potentially contributing to the process by...
Alexander Niculescu, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on suicide
Dr. Alexander Niculescu
September 22, 2015
A research team has identified biochemical and clinical signs that may help predict suicide attempts, estimated to cause one death every 40 seconds worldwide....
Steven J. Clapcote, Ph.D. - brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Steven J. Clapcote, Ph.D.
September 15, 2015
By disrupting a single gene, scientists have created mice that excel at tasks involving memory and problem solving and exhibit less anxiety than normal mice....
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on ptsd
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
September 14, 2015
In treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the goal is to find ways to help patients “extinguish” abnormal and exaggerated fear responses that can...
Jerrold Rosenbaum, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Jerrold Rosenbaum, M.D.
September 08, 2015
Young children who are timid and stressed by new people and situations—and who have a parent with a panic disorder—are more likely than their peers to have a...

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