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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 uses novel approach to investigate genetic origins of mental illnesses

Study uses novel approach to investigate genetic origins of mental illnesses

Kent State professor receives grant to study role of oxytocin in the developing brain

Kent State professor receives grant to study role of oxytocin in the developing brain

Human brain cell transplant opens new avenues to understand neurological conditions

Human brain cell transplant opens new avenues to understand neurological conditions

Mental health disorders could cost the world economy trillions of dollars finds report

Mental health disorders could cost the world economy trillions of dollars finds report

Functional brain connections for emotional regulation emerge during infancy

Functional brain connections for emotional regulation emerge during infancy

Change in short-term beliefs related to dopamine function, study shows

Change in short-term beliefs related to dopamine function, study shows

Study links poor manganese uptake to scoliosis

Study links poor manganese uptake to scoliosis

Study links scoliosis to essential dietary mineral

Study links scoliosis to essential dietary mineral

Scientists receive Young Investigator Grants from Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Scientists receive Young Investigator Grants from Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

New, more efficient method for generating brain stem cells in the lab

New, more efficient method for generating brain stem cells in the lab

CUIMC experts to explore effects of genetic knowledge on individuals with autism and their families

CUIMC experts to explore effects of genetic knowledge on individuals with autism and their families

VCU researchers to study how a gene could influence cognitive decline during chemotherapy

VCU researchers to study how a gene could influence cognitive decline during chemotherapy

Brain marker linked with aggression in toddlers identified

Brain marker linked with aggression in toddlers identified

Human-oriented perspective needed to better understand Parkinson's disease

Human-oriented perspective needed to better understand Parkinson's disease

Experts warn health care providers to slow down in allowing smart pill in patient care settings

Experts warn health care providers to slow down in allowing smart pill in patient care settings

Dopamine neurons may involve in conditions ranging from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia

Dopamine neurons may involve in conditions ranging from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia

Researchers find new way to differentiate between active and inactive viruses

Researchers find new way to differentiate between active and inactive viruses

Breakthrough shows immune cells may play a role in schizophrenia

Breakthrough shows immune cells may play a role in schizophrenia

Childhood adversity associated with impaired social cognition in adults with major psychiatric disorders

Childhood adversity associated with impaired social cognition in adults with major psychiatric disorders

Tiny sensors can measure dopamine levels in the brain for more than a year

Tiny sensors can measure dopamine levels in the brain for more than a year