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Rare gene glitch may hold clues for schizophrenia — NIH-funded study

Scientists are eyeing a rare genetic glitch for clues to improved treatments for some people with schizophrenia -- even though they found the mutation in only one third of 1 percent of patients. In the study, funded in part by the National ...

Discovery of new gene mutation in schizophrenia offers a new target...

In a major advance for schizophrenia research, an international team of scientists led by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and involving Trinity College Dublin researchers has identified a gene mutation strongly linked to s...

Gene scan finds link across array of childhood brain disorders

Mutations in a single gene can cause several types of developmental brain abnormalities that experts have traditionally considered different disorders. With support from the National Institutes of Health, researchers found those mutations through w...

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