A brain disorder and mental illness, also known as manic-depressive illness, that causes abnormal changes in mood, energy, activity levels, and ability to function. These mood changes can range from manic to depressive episodes.
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced suicide rates in the U.S. increased by 25 percent over the last two decades, and more than half of those who died by the disease had not been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Dr. Eva Kohegyi specializes in research for medications in neurologic and psychiatric indications, including the development of treatments for patients with Alzheimer's disease, Tourette's disease, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other illnesses of the central nervous system.
Today, Dr. Husseini Manji is the global therapeutic head for neuroscience at Janssen. In this role, he has researched the ways in which psychiatric disorders alter a patient’s cellular systems, resulting in symptoms or negative behaviors.