25 Years of Breakthroughs

25 Years of Breakthroughs

Foundation Grantees Receive Nobel Prize for Research Related to Mood and Memory
In 2000, Foundation Distinguished Investigator Grantees, Paul Greengard, Ph.D., and Eric R. Kandel, M.D., were awarded the Nobel Prize in... Read More
Neuroplasticity - brain's plasticity
In 1998, Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., received Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Grant funding to support his quest to understand... Read More
Discovery of Novel Gene-Regulating Molecule (Transcription Factor) that Mediates Effects of Stress
With support from a 1996 Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Grant, Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues identified a... Read More
PET Brain Scanning Technology Used to Study the Neurology of Depression
In 1991, Foundation Scientific Council Member, Helen Mayberg, M.D., pioneered the use of positron emission tomography (PET) brain scanning technology... Read More
Approval of Clozapine to Treat Resistant Schizophrenia
In our second year of grant-giving, 1988, Dr. Herbert Meltzer received a Distinguished Investigator Grant to test his idea that... Read More