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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Company Profile

06:24 EDT 23rd June 2018 | BioPortfolio

The nation’s largest private funder of mental health research, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded close to $300 million in NARSAD Grants to more than 3,300 scientists worldwide since 1987. Dedicated to identifying the causes, improving treatments and developing prevention strategies for mental illnesses that affect an overwhelming one-in-four people in the United States, the Foundation was formerly known as NARSAD (an acronym for National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression).


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Neural fingerprints of altruism

(D'Or Institute for Research and Education) For at least 150 years, we know that traumatic brain injury can change several domains of behavior, impairing social behavior or memory, for instance, depen...

Study investigates role played by brain in prosocial behavior

Helping other people in need is a foundation of our society. It is intuitive to believe that we help others because we empathically share their pain. Neuroscience shows that when we see somebody in pa...

Reading risk behavior in the brain

Anxious people take fewer risks -- in itself this is not a surprising observation. However, psychologists have succeeded in making this decision process visible in the brain, allowing them to predict ...

You Might Be Stuck With Your Teenage Neurons

If your parents ever warned you that your childhood behavior would kill your brain cells, you may want to call them and say thank you. New research in the journal Nature finds that our brain cells may...

Brain circuit that drives sleep-wake states, sleep-preparation behavior is identified

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have identified a brain circuit that's indispensable to the sleep-wake cycle. This same circuit is also a key component of the reward system, an archi...

How does the brain learn categorization for sounds? The same way it does for images

(National Science Foundation) Categorization, or the recognition that individual objects share similarities and can be grouped together, is fundamental to how we make sense of the world. Previous rese...

Neural Circuit of Parental Behavior Mapped in Mice

This is the first time the precise brain cells and their connections controlling a complex behavior have been worked out.

Prolonged Sitting Tied to Brain Atrophy

The beneficial effects of physical activity on brain health are well documented, but less is known about the impact of sedentary behavior on brain structures that involve memory. Medscape Medical N...

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Brain Trauma Foundation Guideline Compliance: Results of a Multidisciplinary, International Survey.

The Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF) guidelines reflect evidence-based best practices in the management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) however compliance varies.

Neuromodulators for Functional GI Disorders (Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction): A Rome Foundation Working Team Report.

Central neuromodulators (antidepressants, antipsychotics and other CNS targeted medications) are increasingly used for treatment of functional GI disorders (FGIDs), now recognized as disorders of gut-...

Gambling Disorder in Veterans: A Review of the Literature and Implications for Future Research.

To review the scientific literature examining gambling behavior in military veterans in order to summarize factors associated with gambling behavior in this population. Database searches were employed...

Neurocircuitry of aggression and aggression seeking behavior: nose poking into brain circuitry controlling aggression.

Aggression is an innate behavior that helps individuals succeed in environments with limited resources. Over the past few decades, neurobiologists have identified neural circuits that promote and modu...

Effects of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior on Brain Response to High-Calorie Food Cues in Young Adults.

Physical activity (PA) promotes weight maintenance, potentially because of its beneficial effects on feeding behavior regulation via diminished food cue reactivity within brain reward regions. This st...

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Brain Development Research Program

Dr. Elliott Sherr and his collaborators at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are studying the genetic causes of disorders of cognition and epilepsy, in particular disorders of...

The Effect of Early Iron Deficiency on Developmental Brain and Behavior in Infants

The purpose of this project to examine brain functions and behavior related to ID including sensory ,motor, cognitive and social /emotional functioning, and address unanswered questions ab...

Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry

The Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry is a confidential database made up of individuals diagnosed with severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1) or the carrier state.

Acute Cognitive and Neurobehavioral Intervention: Efficacy Evaluation

To learn more about behavior and everyday functioning after brain injury, and to learn if behavior and functioning gets better with more education about changes after brain injury.

Effects of Social Gaze Training on Brain and Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

The purpose of the study is to evaluate a 2-3 day treatment probe targeted to improving social gaze behavior in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS). The investigators will use the princ...

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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

The nation’s largest private funder of mental health research, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has awarded close to $300 million in NARSAD Grants to more than 3,3...

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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LoveYourBrain Foundation

LoveYourBrain Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by brain injury. We are a growing family of like minded individu...

The Lisa Colagrossi Foundation

The Lisa Colagrossi Foundation (TLCF) is the leader in raising awareness and education to help diagnose and treat brain aneurysms. TLCF's primary focus is to communicate the si...

American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

The Annual Meeting is one of the world's leading forums for the exchange of cutting edge scientific information about the brain, behavior, and psychotropic drugs. The Annual Meeting provides an opport...

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