A new role for the brain chemical dopamine that is independent of classic neurotransmission has been discovered by scientists. The new role seems to be vital to changes in gene expression connected to chronic exposure to, or abuse of, cocaine.
Findings could fundamentally change how scientists interpret the biological activities of serotonin.
In the largest study of its kind, involving more than 100,000 people, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have applied a novel machine learning method to identify 413 genetic associations with schizophrenia across 13 brain regions.
Mount Sinai study identifies novel pathway that could help inform new vagal stimulation approaches to affective disorders.
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated rate of language delay in girls at 30 months old born to mothers who used acetaminophen during pregnancy, but not in boys.