Neuropsychiatric Disorders

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Amar Sahay, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

The incidence and complexity of mental illnesses and cognitive impairments associated with ageing and Alzheimer’s disease underscores the need to develop novel treatments. Our mission is to generate fundamental insights into the role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis, the process by which neural stem cells generate dentate granule neurons throughout life, in hippocampal functions in encoding, memory processing and modulation of mood. ... Read more about Amar Sahay, PhD