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The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

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NCCR-SYNAPSY The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Researchers and psychiatrists of the Swiss National Centre Competence in Research NCCR-SYNAPSY have joined forces to study the biological basis of psychiatric disorders. In order to offer patients new perspectives of a cure and a higher quality of life, this innovative union between psychiatry and neuroscience is seeking to better understand the origins of mental disorders, and thus settle upon better diagnosis and treatments.

SYNAPSY LATEST NEWS

Johannes Gräff wins the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020
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Johannes Gräff wins the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020

The Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020 has been awarded to Dr Johannes Gräff for his pioneering research on epigenetic...
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Editorial – Synapsy and Genetics: an Adventure Ahead
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Editorial – Synapsy and Genetics: an Adventure Ahead

by Alexandre Dayer   From a historical perspective, early hypotheses about risk genes in psychiatry were based on candidate gene...
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Genetics and psychiatry: Using Genetic Variants to Stratify the Enormous Heterogeneity of Patients
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Genetics and psychiatry: Using Genetic Variants to Stratify the Enormous Heterogeneity of Patients

Genetic variants have an effect on our appearance, functioning and health. Synapsy is taking a detailed look at their association...
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Kerstin Von Plessen – Treatments Based on Self-Regulation
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Kerstin Von Plessen – Treatments Based on Self-Regulation

Kerstin von Plessen studies early biomarkers and potential resilience pathways for treating neurodevelopmental illnesses - areas that require a translational...
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Empowerment: Three Questions for Bita Moghaddam
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Empowerment: Three Questions for Bita Moghaddam

Bita Moghaddam is a full professor at Oregon Health and Science University where she holds the Chair of the Department...
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Nathalie Ginovart – Translational Research Using Neuroimaging
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Nathalie Ginovart – Translational Research Using Neuroimaging

Nathalie Ginovart uses neuroimaging as a research tool to investigate mental disorders and as a way of bringing the clinical...
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Denis Jabaudon – Synapsy is Developing a Common Culture
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Denis Jabaudon – Synapsy is Developing a Common Culture

Denis Jabaudon is a professor of neuroscience and current director of the Department of Basic Neuroscience at the University of...
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Antje Horsch – Deciphering the Inter-Generational Transmission of Stress and Trauma
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Antje Horsch – Deciphering the Inter-Generational Transmission of Stress and Trauma

Antje Horsch holds the position of assistant professor at the Institute of Higher Education and Research in Health Care at...
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Alexandre Reymond – Puzzled About the Way Nature Works
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Alexandre Reymond – Puzzled About the Way Nature Works

Alexandre Reymond has a dual biochemical and biological background with undergraduate studies at the University of Lausanne (UNIL). Alexandre entered...
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