Brain Matters

Restoring a Delicate Balance: Dr. Hilary Blumberg Seeks Ways to Therapeutically Address Subtle Brain Changes that Imaging Has Revealed in Mood Disorders

“I love the science of it!” says Dr. Hilary Blumberg, a research pioneer who has used advanced imaging to figure out how the brain subtly changes in bipolar disorder, major depression, and other mood disorders. “But what really drives me,” she stresses, “is bringing this work to the point where it is helping people—helping to relieve their suffering, improving their prognosis, and decreasing early mortality due to suicide..."

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Using Tools of Neuroscience to Make Personalized Care a Reality in Schizophrenia

Dr. Gregory Light presents a webinar on schizophrenia. Dr. Light is Professor in Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Deputy Vice Chair of Psychiatry Education and Training at the University of California, San Diego. He was a 2013 BBRF Independent Investigator Grantee, a 2006 and 2003 Young Investigator Grantee and was awarded the Foundation Sydney Baer, Jr. Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research in 2014.

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Setting Mental Health Goals for the New Year

A new year has just begun and for many of us that means time for change. While most people make resolutions to improve their physical health or finances, this year you may also want to create goals that focus on your mental health.

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BBRF Planned Giving Guide

Planned Giving, also referred to as legacy giving or deferred giving, is a way for you to arrange a philanthropic gift today to be made in the future. Most of the time, a planned gift is donated through a will, trust, or estate plan after the donor has passed away. This guide is designed to help explain your options for setting up a planned gift.

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Sad woman with seasonal affective disorder in winter

The winter blues are very common, with many of us experiencing a mood shift during the colder, darker days of winter. You may find yourself feeling more lethargic and down overall. Learn about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and some ways to treat it.

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