Genetics

Sophia Frangou, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Sophia Frangou, M.D., Ph.D.
March 03, 2017
Bipolar disorder’s effects on mood may stem from a suite of genetic risks which together cause brain circuit changes that increase vulnerability to the...
Daniel Geschwind, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Daniel Geschwind, Ph.D.
January 10, 2017
A new study implicates two cellular pathways in schizophrenia risk that haven’t been well supported by genetic evidence before. They involve processes related...
Lisa M. Monteggia, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on OCD
Lisa M. Monteggia, Ph.D.
December 19, 2016
Repetitive behaviors, like those seen in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), may be controlled and suppressed by a network of proteins in the brain, according...
Ligia Assumpcao Papale, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Ligia Assumpcao Papale, Ph.D.
December 08, 2016
New animal studies have revealed significant differences in how male and female brains respond to stress on a molecular level. The findings may help...
Pamela B. Sklar, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Pamela B. Sklar, M.D., Ph.D.
November 17, 2016
Researchers have identified nearly 700 genes whose activity levels differ in the brains of people with schizophrenia compared to individuals without the...

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