Brain Matters

Ricardo Carrión, Ph.D.
Ricardo Carrión, Ph.D.
September 11, 2013
With the aid of a NARSAD Grant, a new study of adolescents at high risk for developing psychosis found that their long-term functioning is not solely dependent...
Anju Vasudevan, Ph.D., Brain Research Expert and Schizophrenia Expert
Anju Vasudevan, Ph.D.
September 10, 2013
In the continuing search for glitches in brain development that may give rise later on to serious illnesses such as schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder (...
Dr. Eric R. Kandel, Brain Research Expert
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
September 09, 2013
Foundation Scientific Council member, Eric R. Kandel, M.D., highlights the necessity―as well as the increasing sophistication of―a scientific approach in...
Sarah Leibowitz, Ph.D., of the Rockefeller University, expert on substance abuse and addiction
Sarah Leibowitz, Ph.D.
September 06, 2013
Experts know that smoking during pregnancy increases risks for premature birth, miscarriage and low birth weight of infants, but also for tobacco and alcohol...
two-time NARSAD Grantee, Olivier Berton, Ph.D., of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Expert on Depression and Anxiety Disorders Research
Olivier Berton, Ph.D.
September 02, 2013
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter long known to play a key role in depression and other mood and anxiety disorders, including social phobia. Low levels of...

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