Basic Research

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

Myrna Weissman, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Myrna Weissman, Ph.D.
June 11, 2015
A Landmark, 30-Year Study Rewrites the Book on Mothers’ Depression and Its Impact on Their Children From The Quarterly, Spring 2015 These days, when Myrna...
James Bolton, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on suicide and depression
James Bolton, M.D.
June 11, 2015
From The Quarterly, Spring 2015 Attempting suicide is among the strongest risk factors for future suicide completion. Thus there is great value in knowing...
David Shaffer, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental health & suicide
David Shaffer, M.D.
June 11, 2015
From The Quarterly, Spring 2015 David Shaffer, M.D., is the Irving Philips Professor of Child Psychiatry & Professor of Psychiatry & Pediatrics at The...
Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior expert on adhd
Dr. Perry F. Renshaw
June 05, 2015
For the first time, researchers have found a link between living at higher altitudes in the U.S. and lower rates of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (...
Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on autism
Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D.
June 01, 2015
A segment of the genetic code that is often either missing or overrepresented in people with autism, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric illnesses is needed...

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