Basic Research

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

Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D.
April 29, 2016
Poor cognitive performance has long been considered a risk factor for schizophrenia. A new study refines this idea by showing that it is actually a person's...
Danny G. Winder, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Danny G. Winder, Ph.D.
April 22, 2016
The drug ketamine may be useful in reversing some of the depressive-like behavior seen in rodents after an extended period of alcohol abstinence, according a...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
April 18, 2016
Overgrowth of neurons during a particular stage of prenatal brain development can lead to impairment in social interactions later in life, according to an...
Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on schizophrenia
Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D.
April 12, 2016
Anhedonia, or the inability to feel pleasure or enjoyment, is a key symptom in several mental illnesses including major depression and schizophrenia. This...
Christoph Kellendonk, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Christoph Kellendonk, Ph.D.
April 05, 2016
Researchers are investigating the possibility that infections during pregnancy increase the likelihood that the fetus will develop into a person who will have...

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