25 Years of Breakthroughs

25 Years of Breakthroughs

Development of TMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression
With the help of a Young Investigator Grant, Scientific Council Member Mark S. George, M.D. developed Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS),... Read More
Discovery of Important Genetic Links to Schizophrenia
In 2008, Foundation Scientific Council Member Mary-Claire King, Ph.D. from the University of Washington—widely known for her discovery of a... Read More
Carlos A. Zarate, Jr., M.D., of the National Institute of Mental Health used a 2005 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant to... Read More
Optogenetics: Decoding Brain Circuitry and How it Links to Behavior
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., used his 2005 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to develop optogenetics, a new technology that has revolutionized... Read More
Identification of Brain Signaling Mechanism Opens Pathway for Development of Novel Treatments for Mental Illness
Francis S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., of Weill Cornell Medical College, was the recipient of two Foundation Young Investigator Grants (in... Read More