Basic Research

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

Ronald S. Duman, Ph.D., three-time NARSAD Grantee and Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member
Ronald S. Duman, Ph.D.
August 15, 2012
Certain brain regions in people with major depression are smaller and less dense than those of their healthy counterparts. Why this occurs has been a major...
Peter C. Whybrow, M.D., Director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California in Los Angeles
Peter C. Whybrow, M.D.
July 26, 2012
In an article that was the cover story of the July 16 issue of Newsweek, NARSAD Grantee Peter C. Whybrow, M.D., Director of the Semel Institute for...
Mikhail V. Pletnikov, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, expert on schizophrenia
Mikhail Pletnikov, M.D., Ph.D.
July 20, 2012
In a new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that two previously established biological risk factors...
Robert Malenka, M.D, Ph.D., Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and expert in Depression
Robert Malenka, M.D, Ph.D.
July 13, 2012
A recently published study led by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member Robert Malenka, M.D, Ph.D. identifies a new molecular...
Marco P. Boks, M.D., Ph.D., Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, 2009 NARSAD Young Investigator  Grantee, expert on Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia and epigenetics
Marco P. Boks, M.D., Ph.D.
July 03, 2012
Marco P. Boks, M.D., Ph.D., Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, 2009 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee: "Methylation as an Epigenetic Cause of...

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