Schizophrenia Research Forum.
The National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
(NARSAD) has introduced the Schizophrenia Research Forum, an Internet
site that allows researchers to discuss new findings on schizophrenia
and related disorders, as well as check out online resources and share
reagents and other specialized lab materials. The site, which can be
found online at www.schizophreniaforum.org, is sponsored by NARSAD and
supported by the National Institute of Mental Health. "Committed
scientists may be able to establish communal resources, but the
advantage of a virtual community like SRF is its staying power,"
said William T. Carpenter Jr., M.D., director of the Maryland
Psychiatric Research Center and a member of the site's advisory
board. "SRF's professional staff ensures that ... the site
won't drift away as laboratory staffs and their priorities