Research On Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

The Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI) is a nonprofit organization supporting research on the causes of, and treatments for, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Since it began in 1989, SMRI has supported more than $550 million in research in over 30 countries around the world.

Treatment Trial Grants

This program supports the testing of medications to assess their efficacy for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. At any given time, SMRI is supporting 40-50 treatment trials, the majority of which are generic and/or off-label medications.

Brain Research - Tissue Repository

Postmortem samples available from cases with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression & unaffected controls. Mine >2000 neuropathology datasets, microarray, methylation, SNP & RNA-seq datasets from multiple brain areas.

SMRI Supported Organizations

Stanley Neurovirology Lab at John Hopkins University

The Stanley Program for Epidemiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Schizophrenia

The Treatment Advocacy Center