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FSU researcher looking for clues about schizophrenia with NIH grant

A Florida State University researcher has received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study potential molecular therapies for schizophrenia. The human brain’s 10 billion nerve cells communicate by transmitting signals through tiny connections known as synapses. Disruptions in those transmissions are an underlying cause of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2016

HONORABLE AND NOTABLE Ken Brummel-Smith, M.D. (Medicine) has announced plans to retire in 2017. Brummel-Smith served as a founding chair of the Department of Geriatrics from 2003-2015. Before arriving at FSU, Brummel-Smith served as the medical director to the PACE Elderplace program in Portland, Ore., and as the Bain Chair of the Providence Center on […]