Brain Matters

J. John Mann, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression and bipolar disorder
J. John Mann, M.D.
September 30, 2015
Ketamine, an anesthetic drug that has been found in experimental studies to rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression, causes a rapid surge in two important...
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...


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