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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.
New method provides a 'big picture' of genetic influences on traits and diseases

New method provides a 'big picture' of genetic influences on traits and diseases

Switching anti-psychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia patients does not improve clinical outcomes

Switching anti-psychotic drugs in first-episode schizophrenia patients does not improve clinical outcomes

Long-term cannabinoid exposure impairs memory, study shows

Long-term cannabinoid exposure impairs memory, study shows

Scientists make surprising discovery in nerve cells

Scientists make surprising discovery in nerve cells

Collaboration between Merck and InnoCore could improve biologic drug delivery

Collaboration between Merck and InnoCore could improve biologic drug delivery

Researchers discover genetic mutation underlying debilitating childhood brain disorder

Researchers discover genetic mutation underlying debilitating childhood brain disorder

Scientists identify key neurobiological mechanisms that control aggression

Scientists identify key neurobiological mechanisms that control aggression

Atlas of the nervous system provides new clues about origin of neurological diseases

Atlas of the nervous system provides new clues about origin of neurological diseases

New findings pave way for novel, improved drugs to treat psychiatric disorders

New findings pave way for novel, improved drugs to treat psychiatric disorders

Map of billion brain cell connections sheds light on how memories are formed and recalled

Map of billion brain cell connections sheds light on how memories are formed and recalled

Targeting mossy cells may offer new strategy for treating brain disorders

Targeting mossy cells may offer new strategy for treating brain disorders

Scientists identify brain cells that help zebrafishes to socialize

Scientists identify brain cells that help zebrafishes to socialize

Long-term use of cannabis or cannabis-based drugs can impair memory, shows study

Long-term use of cannabis or cannabis-based drugs can impair memory, shows study

Study finds discharge against medical advice as predictor of readmissions in heart attack patients

Study finds discharge against medical advice as predictor of readmissions in heart attack patients

Study calls for new gold standard in research to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Study calls for new gold standard in research to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Public to set research priorities in field of ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness

Public to set research priorities in field of ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness

High opioid doses, concurrent sedative use are key factors for overdose risk in Medicaid recipients

High opioid doses, concurrent sedative use are key factors for overdose risk in Medicaid recipients

Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders

Machine-learning may aid in diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders

Sodium nitroprusside treatment prevents schizophrenia symptoms in animal model

Sodium nitroprusside treatment prevents schizophrenia symptoms in animal model

New finding may hold key to better understand the complexities of neurological disorders

New finding may hold key to better understand the complexities of neurological disorders