Brain Matters

Alan Anticevic, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Alan Anticevic, Ph.D.
January 21, 2015
Schizophrenia — a disabling brain disorder characterized by psychosis, including hallucinations and delusions — is viewed by many scientists as resulting, at...
Bonnie L. Firestein, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Bonnie L. Firestein, Ph.D.
January 20, 2015
New research from a team at Rutgers University sheds new light on brain biology and pathology that contributes to schizophrenia. The work was led by Bonnie L....
Jonathan Savitz, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Jonathan Savitz, Ph.D.
January 19, 2015
Most research on the pathology of depression has focused on the role of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and their receptors in the brain. But a recent...
Charles R. Conway, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Charles R. Conway, M.D.
January 12, 2015
The “laughing gas” often used as an anesthetic may someday offer more than pain relief in a dentist’s chair. In the future, it may help people battling...
Fang Liu, M.D., Ph.D., expert in depression research
Fang Liu, M.D., Ph.D
January 08, 2015
Antipsychotic drugs used to treat schizophrenia can have serious side effects called extrapyramidal symptoms. These include tremor, slurred speech, anxiety,...


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