Next Generation Therapies

- to reduce symptoms of mental illness and retrain the brain

Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D.
April 13, 2015
Using a mouse model, scientists have found that the steroid pregnenolone sulfate reduces both behavioral and cognitive symptoms like those seen in...
Susan B. Powell, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on autism
Susan B. Powell, Ph.D.
March 02, 2015
New research evaluating the effects of a century-old drug on mouse models of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) provides a potentially important clue about how ASD...
Chadi Abdallah, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on ketamine & depression
Chadi Abdallah, M.D.
February 20, 2015
In a study published online August 13th in the Journal of Pyschopharmacology, researchers at the Yale School of Medicine found that ketamine––a fast-acting,...
Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on autism
Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
February 18, 2015
In a new study, Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., has shown that treating a strain of genetically mutant mice with oxytocin––the so-called “Love Hormone”––...
Melissa DelBello, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Melissa DelBello, M.D.
February 17, 2015
A recent clinical trial showed that a therapy called OFC––olanzapine (Zyprexa)/fluoxetine (Prozac) combination, was significantly superior to placebo for...

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