Brain Matters

Bret Rutherford, M.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Bret Rutherford, M.D.
October 23, 2014
The placebo effect is a powerful and well-documented phenomenon: Patients improve because they think they are receiving a medication, yet they are actually...
Giulia Treccani, Ph.D., expert researcher on depression
Giulia Treccani, Ph.D.
October 21, 2014
A research team in Italy involving two NARSAD Grantees furthered insight into the effect of stress on the brain, and what may cause malfunctions in the stress...
Anita Thapar, F.R.C.Psych., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on autism
Dr. Anita Thapar
October 20, 2014
Research led by Anita Thapar, F.R.C.Psych., Ph.D.,  winner of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 2014 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in...
Jim Gold, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Jim Gold, Ph.D.
October 16, 2014
People with schizophrenia tend to have cognitive impairments related to thinking and learning; these symptoms of the illness have a great impact on social...
Carmine M. Pariante, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Biological Psychiatry at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, expert on depression
Carmine M. Pariante, M.D., Ph.D.
October 14, 2014
Research published in Biological Psychiatry (January 27, 2014) shows that Omega-3 fatty acids, or fish oils, can reduce symptoms of depression in patients with...

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