2012 Highlights: A Sampling of NARSAD Grants at Work

2012 Highlights: A Sampling of NARSAD Grants at Work

Posted: December 27, 2012

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation concludes its 25th year of awarding NARSAD Grants that have led to thousands of scientific achievements to improve the lives of those with mental illness. The Foundation highlights ten significant research findings of 2012.

2012 Highlights Interactive Infographic

“We are excited about the 2012 discoveries from both young and established investigators in the field that move us closer to our vision of ‘bringing the joy of living to those affected by mental illness,’” says Benita Shobe, Foundation President & CEO.

The 2012 highlights provide a glimpse into the Foundation quest for better treatments, early diagnosis and prevention of autism, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress. The Scientific Council guides the Foundation in funding the most promising research in four categories: