Mount Sinai Researchers Receive Major NIH Award for Autism Genetics Research -
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

$2.5 million grant extends Autism Sequencing Consortium through 2022 to collect genetic data of more than 50,000 individuals Researchers from the Icah..Read More

The Dale Jr. Foundation’s Driven to Give Gloves Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital

 The successful Driven to Give Gloves campaign will kick off at Martinsville Speedway this weekend to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital and four ..Read More

Fourth Annual GillingsX Talks Showcased Students’
UNC Global

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health gave presentations about their global health..Read More

Study lends insight into brain disorders
The University of Edinburgh

Fresh discoveries about a range of neurological disorders may inform the development of new therapies. Scientists have revealed molecular details of t..Read More

Charity celebrates research success
The University of Edinburgh

Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory have aided global research efforts to improve the treatment of babies born early. Experts gathered with families an..Read More

National Children's Study Launches in Waukesha
University of Wisconsin

About 100,000 yet-to-be born children will be part of the largest study ever of the health of the American child. After 10 years of planning, the Nati..Read More

Study Links Stressed Parents to Sick Children
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — Caring for a child with health problems profoundly affects the physical health, mental health and work attendance of parents, acc..Read More

Research on Depression, Anxiety and Sleep
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Psychiatry faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health will present a community lecture on thei..Read More

Study Details Autism's Heavy Toll on Marriages
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - The parents of grown children with autism are more likely to divorce than couples with typically developing children, according t..Read More

Gene Therapy Grant Awarded, Drs. Steve Gray & Ben Philpot
UNC

Gene therapy success stories are not only a hope but now becoming a reality. We won’t let Pitt Hopkins fall behind in this exciting and promising rese..Read More

Inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence
UNC

The UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences awarded the inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring to Dr. El..Read More

A Common Medication Restores Social Deficits in Autism
Elsevier

Reducing the function of the autism-associated gene Pcdh10 leads to impairments in social behavior, according to a study published in Biological Psych..Read More

Gestational Diabetes Increases Risk for Postpartum Depression
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of pos..Read More

Mount Sinai’s Manish Arora, PhD, MPH Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Manish Arora, PhD, MPH, Vice Chair of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS..Read More

Rebecca Baum Named Chief of Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Division and Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics ::
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Rebecca A. Baum, MD, will become the new chief of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital effective ..Read More

UTHealth’s Department of Psychiatry hosts conference on trauma research and treatment
University of Texas

 “Young Minds: Early Identification and Intervention in Behavioral Health” is the focus of this year’s Psychiatry Update, an annual conference sponsor..Read More

Neurosurgeon to Lead BRAIN Initiative Grant to Study How We Speak
University of Pittsburgh

A significant grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help to fund advanced brain research at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC fo..Read More

Scripps Florida Scientists Discover Clues to Altered Brain Wiring in Autism
The Scripps Research Institute

JUPITER, FL – November 15, 2016 – Autism is an agonizing puzzle, a complex mixture of genetic and environmental factors. One piece of this puzzle that..Read More

Garet Lahvis Receives OCTRI Catalyst Award
Oregon Health & Science University

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) feature impairments in social interaction and communication. Drug and behavioral treatments for ASD are undergoing rap..Read More

Study identifies new genetic risk factors for autism
Oregon Health & Science University

“This work establishes the largest number of high-confidence genetic risk factors for autism to date and provides important insights into the underlyi..Read More

Neurosurgeon to Lead BRAIN Initiative Grant to Study How We Speak
University of Pittsburgh

A significant grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help to fund advanced brain research at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC fo..Read More

NIH funds robots to assist people with disabilities
NIH -National Institute of Health

NIH funds robots to assist people with disabilities Robots interact with patients to help in rehabilitation and movement New research in robotics migh..Read More

Bad mitochondrial DNA may increase risk of autism in kids
Cornell University

Cornell researchers have confirmed a genetic link between mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), which is passed on from the mother, and some forms of autism spec..Read More

Researchers Identify Possible Physiological Cause of Brain Deficits with Aging
UCSF School Of Medicine

Like scratchy-sounding old radio dials that interfere with reception, circuits in the brain that grow noisier over time may be responsible for ways in..Read More

Gene Links Risk of Psychiatric Disease to Reduced Synapse Numbers
UCSF School Of Medicine

New research led by UC San Francisco scientists has revealed that mutations in a gene linked with brain development may dispose people to multiple for..Read More

Scientists find new genetic roots of schizophrenia
UCLA

Using a recently developed technology for analyzing DNA, the scientists found dozens of genes and two major biological pathways that are likely involv..Read More

Chemical Tags on RNA Silence X Chromosome in Females
Cornell University

The addition of a chemical tag on an RNA molecule is the critical switch that inactivates one X chromosome in every cell, ensuring healthy development..Read More

Student Receives Honorable Mention for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prize for Creative Innovation
Cornell University

Gustav Cederquist, a fifth-year student in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD program at Weill Cornell Medicine, has received an honorable mention from Rege..Read More

NewYork-Presbyterian Remains New York's #1 Hospital and Rises to #6 in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Hospitals'
Cornell University

NEW YORK (August 2, 2016) — NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the largest and most comprehensive hospitals in the nation, is ranked New York's No. 1 hospit..Read More

Dr. Conor Liston receives a Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award
Cornell University

Dr. Conor Liston, an assistant professor in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College, has received a 2014 Ha..Read More

Inside Medicine at Weill Cornell: A Beautiful Scientific Marriage
Cornell University

Neuroscientist BJ Casey takes a decidedly maternal approach to mentoring the students and postdoctoral fellows in her lab, so watching them rotate thr..Read More

Sackler Prize Honoree Dr. Huda Zoghbi Leads Grand Rounds
Cornell University

While Rett syndrome, a postnatal neurological disorder that affects about one in 10,000 girls, is rare, research on it and how it affects the brain ha..Read More

Symbiotic Relationship
Cornell University

The most exciting discoveries can begin with the humblest material — and for researchers in the lab of immunologist Dr. David Artis, that often means ..Read More

Common Cause
Cornell University

Imagine that a psychiatrist sees two new patients. The first says she's having trouble sleeping, isn't interested in eating, and can't find joy in act..Read More

Weill Cornell Medicine Faculty Elected to Prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Cornell University

Two Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members whose research focuses on tuberculosis and heart disease — both among the most lethal conditions globally —..Read More

NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Join Launch of SPARK, Nation's Largest Autism Research Study
Cornell University

NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons have helped launch the Simons Foundation Power..Read More

Beat Poet
Cornell University

In the unsparing portrait — sharply focused, dramatically lit — Roger Daltrey isn't gazing into the camera. According to the photographer who took it,..Read More

Chemical Tags on RNA Silence X Chromosome in Females
Cornell University

The addition of a chemical tag on an RNA molecule is the critical switch that inactivates one X chromosome in every cell, ensuring healthy development..Read More

Schmidt Fund transformative technology awards go to neuroscience, 3-D cellular imaging
Princeton University

A technology to uncover how the infant brain learns language and a microscope that can image and manipulate the inner workings of a functioning cell h..Read More

Diversity Champions Honored with 2016 Chancellor Diversity Awards
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco’s 2016 Chancellor Diversity Awards honored 10 individuals who are leaders, activist and pioneers in the fields and communities that t..Read More

First OHSU Brain Awareness Season lecture set for Feb. 25: “Brain resiliency and the secret to healthy aging”
Oregon Health & Science University

02/20/13  Portland, Ore. 14th annual series will include national speakers, six lectures through May 20 The first lecture for the 2013 Brain Awareness..Read More

OHSU Brain Institute announces lineup for annual Brain Awareness Season lecture series
Oregon Health & Science University

02/01/13  Portland, Ore. Mysteries of the Mind – What are we learning about the hidden secrets of the brain? The OHSU Brain Institute is sponsoring it..Read More

OHSU neuroscientist wins presidential award for promising scientists
Oregon Health & Science University

12/23/13  Portland, Ore. Damien Fair’s research focuses on brain development, providing a better understanding of ADHD, autism An Oregon Health & Scie..Read More

Nationally recognized autism experts to speak at free OHSU lecture Friday
Oregon Health & Science University

06/26/13  Portland, Ore. Two of the country’s foremost experts on autism will give a free public lecture on the latest advances in autism research and..Read More

Damien Fair Receives Presidential Award
Oregon Health & Science University

01/02/14  Portland, Ore.   We are thoroughly pleased to announce that Behavioral Neuroscience Assistant Professor, Damien Fair, received the President..Read More

Monkeys that eat omega-3 rich diet show more developed brain networks
Oregon Health & Science University

02/05/14  Portland, Ore. Study gives new insight into similarity of complex brain networks in monkeys, humans Monkeys that ate a diet rich in omega-3 ..Read More

Garet Lahvis Wins Prestigious Literary Award
Oregon Health & Science University

We are very happy to share that Behavioral Neuroscience Assistant Professor, Garet Lahvis, recently won first prize in the Curt Johnson Prose Award in..Read More

Mount Sinai Researcher Awarded 2016 BRAIN Initiative Grant
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Paul Slesinger, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been awarded a 2016 National Institutes of Health (..Read More

Redefining the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders
Medical Research Council

For world mental health day, Professor Sir Michael Owen, Director of the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, describes how genetics..Read More

The Brain Benefits of Pokemon GO
University of Utah

Pokemon GO is popular all over the world, and is being praised for improving players’ health by getting them up and moving. The benefits go beyond phy..Read More