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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.
Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

Study suggests depression screening when assessing African-Americans for schizophrenia

Study suggests depression screening when assessing African-Americans for schizophrenia

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

New study offers insight into development of delusions

New study offers insight into development of delusions

Scientists grow most sophisticated brain organoid to date

Scientists grow most sophisticated brain organoid to date

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Enzyme inhibitor stops inflammation and neurodevelopmental disorders in mouse models

Enzyme inhibitor stops inflammation and neurodevelopmental disorders in mouse models

Miniature brains that can move muscles, grown in the lab

Miniature brains that can move muscles, grown in the lab

New case study describes adolescent patient with rapid-onset schizophrenia and Bartonella infection

New case study describes adolescent patient with rapid-onset schizophrenia and Bartonella infection

First African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative launched to close the gap in health disparities

First African-American Neuroscience Research Initiative launched to close the gap in health disparities

Researchers use MRI and AI techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2

Researchers use MRI and AI techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2

Experts issue new guidelines for use of genetic testing in psychiatric care

Experts issue new guidelines for use of genetic testing in psychiatric care

Brain stimulation reduces depression symptoms, shows study

Brain stimulation reduces depression symptoms, shows study

New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified

New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified

Mother's treatment for infection during pregnancy increases child's risk for autism and depression

Mother's treatment for infection during pregnancy increases child's risk for autism and depression

Study sheds new light on early development of embryos

Study sheds new light on early development of embryos

Best proven drug to treat schizophrenia could be safely given to African descent people

Best proven drug to treat schizophrenia could be safely given to African descent people

Newly developed probe  looks, acts, and feels so much like real neuron

Newly developed probe looks, acts, and feels so much like real neuron

Researchers discover new and rare skeletal disease

Researchers discover new and rare skeletal disease

Some drug combinations may be more effective than others for schizophrenic patients

Some drug combinations may be more effective than others for schizophrenic patients