Discoveries

Paul Greengard, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Paul Greengard, Ph.D.
November 13, 2015
Blocking a receptor in the brain called mGluR5 is considered a potential strategy for treating a number of disorders, including major depression, Parkinson’s...
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on ptsd
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
November 10, 2015
New research in mice has unlocked clues as to how MDMA — also known as the rave drug Ecstasy — can treat symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....
Michael O’Donovan, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Dr. Michael O’Donovan
November 06, 2015
Scientists who comprehensively analyzed patient data to test two different models for how schizophrenia might arise have concluded it is caused by multiple...
Shih-Chieh Lin, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on adhd
Shih-Chieh Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
November 02, 2015
Quickly halting an in-progress action that turns out to be inappropriate for a particular time and place relies on a cognitive function known as inhibitory...
Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Autism
Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D.
October 30, 2015
Researchers studying people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have uncovered rare mutations in a gene involved in brain cell communication.  As...

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