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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards $4 million in NARSAD Grants
Date:3/27/2014

at reduce symptoms and retrain the brain.

"The investigations supported by NARSAD Independent Investigator Grants are cumulatively and exponentially advancing what is known about the brain and how to treat its illnesses," said Scientific Council Member and Chair, Independent Investigator Grant Selection Committee, Robert M. Post, M.D., George Washington University, who notes more than half of the recipients also received Young Investigator Grants from the Foundation early in their careers. "By expanding our knowledge of genetics and epigenetics, brain circuitry, neural pathways, and how these impact behavior, we are steadily increasing the possibilities for those with mental illness to live full and productive lives."

According to Dr. Post, the range of project proposals this year was exceptional in its variety of new approaches to understand and treat mental illness. For a full list and description of Independent Investigator Grants, visit http://bbrfoundation.org/NARSAD-II-Grants.
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Contact: Laura Wells
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646-681-4877
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
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