Researchers have identified 46 genes that can disrupt a process that is critical to early brain development. The finding could help scientists find new treatments for disorders including autism.
Arts therapies appear to ease brain disorders from Parkinson's to PTSD. Now, artists and scientists have launched an effort to understand how these treatments change the brain.
Researchers at Emory University's Brain Health Center hope to better understand the root causes of dementia diseases such as Alzheimer's and mental health disorders such as depression by examining individual patients' biological, medical and lifestyle factors.
Dr. Allan Levey is leading the Brain Health Personalized Medicine Institute at Emory University.
People of African ancestry have been excluded from many studies of brain disorders. In Baltimore, scientists, doctors and community leaders are working to make neuroscience research more diverse.