Discoveries

Fang Liu, M.D., Ph.D., expert in depression research
Fang Liu, M.D., Ph.D
January 08, 2015
Antipsychotic drugs used to treat schizophrenia can have serious side effects called extrapyramidal symptoms. These include tremor, slurred speech, anxiety,...
Bo Li, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Bo Li, Ph.D.
January 07, 2015
People with schizophrenia, for example, often find it difficult to focus their attention on a task or conversation. But now scientists can use new technologies...
Pradeep Nathan, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Pradeep Nathan, Ph.D.
December 29, 2014
Although the symptoms of generalized social anxiety disorder are sometimes alleviated by antidepressant medicines such as Prozac, and tranquilizers such as...
Carla Torrent, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Carla Torrent, Ph.D.
December 23, 2014
Nearly half of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder experience problems with thinking that can make day-to-day life difficult. But now, a new intervention...
Bruce M. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Bruce M. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
December 18, 2014
Researchers now know that over 100 regions of the genome contribute to risk for schizophrenia, and more remain to be found. Each of these comprises a small,...

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