A Problem With Energy-Producing Mitochondria May Increase Risk for Schizophrenia
One of the most important objectives in brain research is to understand in detail how genetic abnormalities impact the ability of brain cells and circuits to function properly. This is one of the… Read More
Two Signaling Pathways Involved in Regulating Synaptic Plasticity Suggest Novel Targets for Rapid-Acting Antidepressants
Researchers have reported progress in the important effort to explain the rapid antidepressant action of ketamine, and in so doing, have gained insights that may inform the development of other… Read More
In Hippocampus, Protein's Malfunction Is Potential Link to Memory and Other Impairments Seen in Schizophrenia
Researchers have made an intriguing discovery about how a defective protein may be implicated in a mechanism that greatly increases the risk of schizophrenia in certain individuals and may help… Read More
Imaging Study Employs Novel Method to Probe Toddlers for Neurodevelopmental Delays
The vast portion of the African continent that lies south of the Sahara desert—sub-Saharan Africa—is home to 1 billion of Africa’s 1.3 billion people. It has one of the most dynamic of the world’s… Read More
Researchers Discover Proteins in the Brain That Protect Synapses From Being Eliminated
A research team led by a BBRF grantee has shown for the first time that the brain contains specialized proteins whose function is to protect synapses from being eliminated. Synapses are the… Read More