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Schizophrenia is a chronic debilitating disorder which affects more than two million Americans, and millions more worldwide. While significant progress has been made in understanding the disease and developing treatments, there remains a significant unmet medical need. More than 50% of patients switch their medication in a given year due to either poor response or the experience of adverse events.
Study shows that cerebellum plays key role in schizophrenia

Study shows that cerebellum plays key role in schizophrenia

Study suggests sons of older fathers have characteristics of ‘geeks’

Study suggests sons of older fathers have characteristics of ‘geeks’

Study reveals new detailed understanding about GABA neurodevelopment in schizophrenia

Study reveals new detailed understanding about GABA neurodevelopment in schizophrenia

Uncontrolled brain activity may lead to memory and attentional impairments, review suggests

Uncontrolled brain activity may lead to memory and attentional impairments, review suggests

Long waits and long odds for those who need social security disability

Long waits and long odds for those who need social security disability

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome

Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

Molecule may play role in helping maintain balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons

Molecule may play role in helping maintain balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons

Anorexia nervosa linked to genetic anomalies on chromosome 12

Anorexia nervosa linked to genetic anomalies on chromosome 12

Study finds evidence that genes influence empathy

Study finds evidence that genes influence empathy

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

New method combines organoid technology with bioengineering to build better brains

New method combines organoid technology with bioengineering to build better brains

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Review: Role of childhood trauma in increasing psychosis risk

Review: Role of childhood trauma in increasing psychosis risk

Scientists identify key gene in 22q11.2 that contributes to genitourinary birth defects

Scientists identify key gene in 22q11.2 that contributes to genitourinary birth defects

UCLA study characterizes brain differences between people with genetic risk for schizophrenia, autism

UCLA study characterizes brain differences between people with genetic risk for schizophrenia, autism

Study uncovers new genes linked to intelligence

Study uncovers new genes linked to intelligence

Study identifies first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa

Study identifies first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa

People with severe mental illness have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study reveals

People with severe mental illness have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study reveals