Brain Matters

Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D.
April 27, 2015
Using a mouse model, scientists have found that preventing the abnormal growth of new neurons reduces the severity of epileptic seizures and memory deficits...
Bo Li, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Bo Li, Ph.D.
April 24, 2015
For some years, scientists have had evidence that in schizophrenia, communication between the brain’s PFC, or prefrontal cortex (the seat of higher cognitive...
Adam J. Savitz, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Adam J. Savitz, M.D., Ph.D.
April 21, 2015
An injectable antipsychotic medication whose effects last for three months has successfully delayed the return of schizophrenia symptoms, researchers have...
Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder & depression
Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.
April 17, 2015
Researchers have found that certain fatty acids, including omega-3, work better to reduce symptoms of depression in people with higher signs of bodily...
Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D.
April 13, 2015
Using a mouse model, scientists have found that the steroid pregnenolone sulfate reduces both behavioral and cognitive symptoms like those seen in...

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