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Tagged: dopamine

Computer models speed UCSF scientists toward psychiatric drug discoveries

For decades, scientists have wanted to be able to study dopamine receptors one by one. The brain’s dopamine receptors are responsible for a variety of behaviors, such as reward seeking, and are also involved in psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia.

Pamela England, PhD

Professor

Research in the England Lab is broadly focused on developing and applying chemical probes to investigate the structure and function of signaling proteins implicated in fundamental biological processes and human diseases. Execution of these research projects typically involves a combination of...

Su Guo, PhD

Professor

I am interested in how genes regulate brain development and behavior and ultimately impact neuropsychiatric disorders.