Study suggests a common mechanism underlies some behavioral traits seen in autism and schizophrenia.
Graybiel lab identifies genes linked to abnormal repetitive behaviors often seen in models of addiction and schizophrenia.
Collaborative research center funded by Lisa Yang and Hock Tan ’75 blends engineering and neuroscience to advance molecular tools for treating brain disorders.
Among study’s many surprises may be a new way to address Fragile X syndrome — by finding a “protein X.”
Drug compound, tested in mice, could be effective in treating the leading heritable cause of intellectual disability and autism.
Picower Institute researchers are embarking on experiments to learn the mechanisms by which coronavirus might affect mental health.
An immune molecule sometimes produced during infection can influence the social behavior of mice.
Findings in mice suggest targeting certain brain circuits could offer new ways to treat some neurological disorders.
In a mouse model, restoring activity of a specific forebrain region reverses social traits associated with autism.
By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders.