Discoveries

Anthony Grace, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on depression
Anthony Grace, Ph.D.
July 28, 2015
In the hours that follow the use of addictive drugs, dopamine neurons in the brain dampen their signals. The pleasurable feelings triggered by the drug are...
Marc G. Caron, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Marc G. Caron, Ph.D.
July 20, 2015
Two new small-molecule compounds tested in mice can alleviate some symptoms of schizophrenia-like behaviors, including movement abnormalities, social avoidance...
Kenneth Kendler, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Kenneth Kendler, M.D.
July 15, 2015
A new trio of population-based studies suggests that tobacco use may actually increase one's risk for developing schizophrenia, and that higher rates of...
Andrew McIntosh, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Andrew McIntosh, M.D.
July 14, 2015
An international team of scientists has analyzed the brain scans of thousands of people and concluded that a structure important to memory, the hippocampus, is...
Joseph A. Gogos, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Joseph A. Gogos, M.D., Ph.D.
July 07, 2015
No single gene mutation causes schizophrenia, but a growing number of genetic variations are now known to increase a person's risk of developing the disorder....

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