Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity plays a role in Parkinson’s disease.
Increased connectivity in the brain's default mode network is a potential precursor, or biomarker, indicating a risk of developing major depressive disorder.
A drug that boosts activity in the brain’s “garbage disposal” system can decrease levels of toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders and improve cognition in mice.
P&S researcher Dritan Agalliu, PhD, finds pathway by which recurrent strep infections may lead to autoimmune psychiatric disorders.
Mailman professor Dale Hesdorffer examines association between epilepsy and suicidal behavior, strengthening evidence of an underlying commonality.
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.