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Huda Akil, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Huda Akil, Ph.D.
January 15, 2016
From The Quarterly, January 2016 Dr. Huda Akil is one of the world’s leading experts on what scientists call the neurobiology of emotions. She and her...
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Anxiety
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.
January 12, 2016
In animal research reported in the November 12 issue of the journal Nature, scientists have identified a specific region of the brain that helps regulate...
Dan Rujescu, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Dan Rujescu, M.D., Ph.D.
January 11, 2016
The malfunction of neurotransmitter docking ports called NMDA receptors may contribute to schizophrenia in some cases. By chemically blocking these receptors...
Kelly Anne Barnes, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Autism
Kelly Anne Barnes, Ph.D.
January 05, 2016
When children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it can be difficult to predict what that means for their future. Some will achieve high levels...
Jess Nithianantharajah, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Mental Health
Jess Nithianantharajah, Ph.D.
January 04, 2016
Researchers have found a new way to directly compare mental abilities in mice and humans to more accurately model impairments observed in neurological and...

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