Basic Research

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

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....
Vincent A. Magnotta, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Vincent A. Magnotta, Ph.D.
July 06, 2015
A research team has found an association between genetic irregularities and white matter, a feature of brain structure known to be disrupted in schizophrenia....
David C. Glahn, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
David C. Glahn, Ph.D.
June 26, 2015
In the first study of its kind, researchers have found unique brain structure patterns among people with schizophrenia, providing insight into how the...

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