Brisa Simões Fernandes

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Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) plays a central role in synaptic plasticity and neurogenesis. Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the most disabling of all psychiatric disorders and is associated(More)
lished candidate gene association studies of BP. Data on 33 polymorphisms in 18 genes reported on by three or more case–control studies were included in the meta-analysis. A similar meta-analysis for(More)
BACKGROUND Glutamate deregulation may be involved in the neuropathology of schizophrenia, mainly through N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor dysfunction. Memantine, a drug approved by the FDA for(More)