Conditions We Study

Conditions We Study

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Recurring, constant (obsessive) thoughts that lead to reactions (or compulsions) as a means to act upon those thoughts.

Major Depressive Disorder

Recurring depressed mood that can include symptoms of fatigue, loss of energy, and significant distress among other symptoms that interferes with one’s daily life activities for longer than 2 week periods of time.

Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD)

Treatment-Resistant Depression consists of recurring depression that does not respond to previous treatments.

Postpartum Depression

Depression that occurs after childbirth.


Severe form of headache that does not cease and can be accompanied by other symptoms such as sensitivity to light/sound, nausea etc.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Chronic condition that can consist of attention difficulties and hyperactivity.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition in which the effects of a traumatic event become long-lasting and start interfering with one’s daily life.

Angelman Syndrome

Angelman Syndrome is a rare genetic condition, specifically in children that can cause developmental delays/challenges and or affect nerve functioning.

Fragile X Syndrome

Fragile X Syndrome is a rare genetic condition associated with intellectual disability. Also specifically in children and can cause symptoms of anxiety, seizures, hyperactivity.

Angelman Syndrome

A genetic disorder causing developmental disabilities and nerve-related symptoms.

Tourette's Syndrome

A nervous system disorder involving repetitive movements or unwanted sounds.


A broad spectrum of conditions that can affect one’s verbal and nonverbal communication and interaction with others, speech, and behaviors.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Severe, ongoing anxiety that interferes with daily activities.

Social Anxiety Disorder

A chronic mental health condition in which social interactions cause irrational anxiety.

Panic Disorder

People with panic disorder have frequent and unexpected panic attacks. These attacks are characterized by a sudden wave of fear or discomfort or a sense of losing control even when there is no clear danger or trigger.

Bipolar Disorder

A disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.


Schizophrenia is a condition that affects one’s cognitive functioning, thoughts, memory, and associations.

Alzheimer's Disease

A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.

If one of these conditions apply to you or someone you know, visit our Current Studies tabs for more specific details about our currently-enrolling studies and eligibility criteria for the specific study you are interested in.