Folic Acid-Fortified Foods During Pregnancy May Support Child’s Brain Development After Birth
In response to a 1996 government mandate, food producers in the U.S. began fortifying their grain-based products with folic acid to reduce serious birth defects affecting the brain, spinal cord, and… Read More
Schizophrenia-Linked Genes Leave Developing Brains Vulnerable During Complicated Pregnancies
Genetics play an important role in shaping an individual’s risk of schizophrenia, but environmental factors—especially those encountered before birth—may be just as important. Read More
Simple Strategy To Prevent Schizophrenia via Dietary Supplements
From The Quarterly, May 2016 At what point do the fruits of basic research—the hard-won bits and pieces of knowledge about brain function that the Foundation’s grants generate—result in the… Read More