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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.
Scientists develop new approach using MRI to predict psychosis in high-risk patients

Scientists develop new approach using MRI to predict psychosis in high-risk patients

Scientists improve growth of 3d brain models to better understand autism, dementia, schizophrenia

Scientists improve growth of 3d brain models to better understand autism, dementia, schizophrenia

Study shows connection between muscular strength and brain health

Study shows connection between muscular strength and brain health

Pitt researcher secures nearly $5 million NIH funding for 'Tic-Tac-Toe' RF coil system

Pitt researcher secures nearly $5 million NIH funding for 'Tic-Tac-Toe' RF coil system

Johns Hopkins scientist calls for more integration of epigenetics and genetics research

Johns Hopkins scientist calls for more integration of epigenetics and genetics research

Non-stigmatizing messages can be effective strategy to boost support for mental health services

Non-stigmatizing messages can be effective strategy to boost support for mental health services

Discordance between brain regions could lead to attention deficit disorders

Discordance between brain regions could lead to attention deficit disorders

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Psychiatrist stays close to home and true to her childhood promise

Psychiatrist stays close to home and true to her childhood promise

New PET imaging agent could help guide treatments for people with neurological diseases

New PET imaging agent could help guide treatments for people with neurological diseases

Study reveals how interneurons emerge and diversify in the brain

Study reveals how interneurons emerge and diversify in the brain

Ultra-slow waves in the brain directly linked to consciousness

Ultra-slow waves in the brain directly linked to consciousness

Study uncovers more complex, elaborate role for the body’s macromolecular complexes

Study uncovers more complex, elaborate role for the body’s macromolecular complexes

Certain nutrients found in food may help reduce symptoms of psychotic illness

Certain nutrients found in food may help reduce symptoms of psychotic illness

LSD reduces 'sense of self' - research

LSD reduces 'sense of self' - research

Transplanting enhanced interneurons restores brain rhythms in mouse model of Alzheimer’s

Transplanting enhanced interneurons restores brain rhythms in mouse model of Alzheimer’s

New class of menopause drugs provides beneficial effects in just three days

New class of menopause drugs provides beneficial effects in just three days

Researchers identify B immune cells that promote axon myelination in developing neurons

Researchers identify B immune cells that promote axon myelination in developing neurons

Findings about childhood trauma could redefine schizophrenia treatment

Findings about childhood trauma could redefine schizophrenia treatment

We may be genetically wired to be empathic finds study

We may be genetically wired to be empathic finds study