Basic Research

- to understand what happens in the brain to cause mental illness

Amanda J. Law, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Amanda J. Law, Ph.D.
May 05, 2016
Researchers have developed a new model for studying schizophrenia by genetically engineering mice that produce high levels of a human protein, NRG1-IV, in the...
Paolo Fusar-Poli, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Paolo Fusar-Poli, M.D., Ph.D.
May 01, 2016
From The Quarterly, May 2016 The onset of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders is preceded by a period during which individuals begin to experience some...
James F. Leckman, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Early Intervention
James F. Leckman, M.D., Ph.D.
May 01, 2016
From The Quarterly, May 2016 James F. Leckman, M.D., Ph.D., is the Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at Yale....
Rene Hen, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Rene Hen, Ph.D.
May 01, 2016
From The Quarterly, May 2016 Every day, new neurons are born in our brains—often in the hundreds per day, and in some people, over a thousand. This process,...
Joan L. Luby, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Joan L. Luby, M.D.
May 01, 2016
From The Quarterly, May 2016 Over the past decade, it has become clear that even very young children can suffer from clinical depression. Now, research...

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