Other Illnesses

Alzheimer’s Disease

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Conduct Disorder

Dissociative Disorders

Eating Disorders

Fragile X Syndrome

Parkinson's Disease

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizotypal Personality Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Substance Abuse and Dependence


Tourette Syndrome


Michael L. Lutter, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on eating disorders
Dr. Michael L. Lutter
April 28, 2015
New research has shed light on how disruption of a protein called ESRRA, which is linked to eating disorders, affects behavior. ESRRA (an acronym for estrogen-...
Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D.
April 27, 2015
Using a mouse model, scientists have found that preventing the abnormal growth of new neurons reduces the severity of epileptic seizures and memory deficits...
Michael O’Donovan, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on alzheimers
Michael O’Donovan, Ph.D.
March 16, 2015
Researchers have identified a genetic variation that increases a person’s risk for both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The finding implicates a family of...
Zachary A. Knight, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on eating disorders
Zachary A. Knight, Ph.D.
March 11, 2015
Researchers have identified surprising ways that encountering food—even before eating it—affects hunger signals in mouse brains. These are insights that...
 Larry R. Squire, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on memory
Larry R. Squire, Ph.D.
November 18, 2014
In a new basic science discovery about the brain, 1998 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee Larry R. Squire, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University of...


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