Brain Matters

Michael O'Donovan, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Michael O'Donovan, M.D., Ph.D.
June 16, 2015
Although researchers don't yet have a good picture of what causes schizophrenia, they do know that both genetics and environment play a role. A small minority...
Gary Bassell, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Gary Bassell, Ph.D.
June 12, 2015
Scientists have discovered that they can improve memory and reduce repetitive behavior in animal models of Fragile X syndrome by adjusting the levels of a...
Cynthia S. Weickert, Ph.D., expert in schizophrenia research
Cynthia S. Weickert, Ph.D.
June 09, 2015
The estrogen-related drug raloxifene can improve attention and memory in men and women with schizophrenia, according to a new study published in the journal...
Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior expert on adhd
Dr. Perry F. Renshaw
June 05, 2015
For the first time, researchers have found a link between living at higher altitudes in the U.S. and lower rates of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (...
Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on autism
Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D.
June 01, 2015
A segment of the genetic code that is often either missing or overrepresented in people with autism, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric illnesses is needed...

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