Basic Research

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

Anita Thapar, F.R.C.Psych., Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on autism
Dr. Anita Thapar
October 20, 2014
Research led by Anita Thapar, F.R.C.Psych., Ph.D.,  winner of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 2014 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in...
Israel Liberzon, M.D., expert in PTSD Research
Israel Liberzon, M.D.
October 02, 2014
A collaborative study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the University of Michigan has identified a link between a...
Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on autism
Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D.
September 11, 2014
Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D., recipient of a 2009 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, supported by a Research Partnership with the Robert, Martha and John Atherton...
Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., expert on schizophrenia research
Mary-Claire King, Ph.D.
September 08, 2014
The New York Times reports that Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., of the University of Washington in Seattle, is one of five scientists to win this year’s Lasker Awards...
Melanie Föcking, Ph.D. - Brain and behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Melanie Föcking, Ph.D.
August 27, 2014
In the brain’s communication system, nerve cells transmit messages across the synapse, the minute gap between cells. On the receiving end, the postsynaptic...

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