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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.

Su Guo, PhD

Professor

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