Next Generation Therapies

- to reduce symptoms of mental illness and retrain the brain

Hyung Wook Nam, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Addiction
Hyung Wook Nam, Ph.D.
September 15, 2015
From The Quarterly, Summer 2015 For people struggling to overcome an alcohol use disorder, there are a handful of medications that may help. One of these is...
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on ptsd
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
September 14, 2015
In treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the goal is to find ways to help patients “extinguish” abnormal and exaggerated fear responses that can...
James A. Bibb, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression & anxiety
James A. Bibb, Ph.D.
August 21, 2015
Researchers have found that by specifically targeting a central signaling pathway in the brain, they can improve the innate behavioral response to stress in...
Anthony Grace, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on depression
Anthony Grace, Ph.D.
July 28, 2015
In the hours that follow the use of addictive drugs, dopamine neurons in the brain dampen their signals. The pleasurable feelings triggered by the drug are...
Marc G. Caron, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Marc G. Caron, Ph.D.
July 20, 2015
Two new small-molecule compounds tested in mice can alleviate some symptoms of schizophrenia-like behaviors, including movement abnormalities, social avoidance...

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