Basic Research

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

Adolfo Sequeira, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on depression
Adolfo Sequeira, Ph.D.
October 09, 2015
In a new analysis, scientists have found evidence of accelerated cellular aging within the hippocampus—a brain region that processes and stores memories—in...
Madhukar H. Trivedi, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Madhukar H. Trivedi, M.D.
October 02, 2015
The impact of exercise on reducing excessive sleepiness in depression is linked to certain chemicals, researchers have found. Reporting their findings online...
Alan Rodney Prossin, M.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on depression
Alan Rodney Prossin, M.D.
September 28, 2015
New research from BBRF-funded scientists shows how a sad mood can change the inflammatory environment in the body, potentially contributing to the process by...
Eric Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior Research Expert on Addiction
Eric Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
September 15, 2015
From The Quarterly, Summer 2015 What happens when an addictive drug enters your system, as you swallow it, smoke it, or shoot it into your veins? What happens...
Jonathan Flint, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on depression
Jonathan Flint, M.D.
September 15, 2015
From The Quarterly, Summer 2015 Women with major depression have physical alterations to their DNA that could be caused by stress, new research shows. In a...

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