Basic Research

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

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...
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...

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