Schizophrenia

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.
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder that causes people to think, feel and perceive the world differently from the general population.

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Free-energy principle can explain how neural networks are optimized for efficiency

Free-energy principle can explain how neural networks are optimized for efficiency

Study provides valuable insight into the developmental origins of schizophrenia

Study provides valuable insight into the developmental origins of schizophrenia

Link between two key parts of the brain plays a role in neuropsychiatric brain disorders

Link between two key parts of the brain plays a role in neuropsychiatric brain disorders

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Developing a 'fingerprint' test that could diagnose Alzheimer’s early

Developing a 'fingerprint' test that could diagnose Alzheimer’s early

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

New study targets the methylation profile of microglia from human brain

New study targets the methylation profile of microglia from human brain

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ provides clues to treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ provides clues to treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Star-shaped cells in the brain regulate cognitive flexibility

Star-shaped cells in the brain regulate cognitive flexibility

Study reveals how stigma has changed over two decades for mental health disorders

Study reveals how stigma has changed over two decades for mental health disorders

Deletion of autism-linked gene diminishes myelin in mice

Deletion of autism-linked gene diminishes myelin in mice

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Novel imaging method used to map glycosylation patterns linked with Alzheimer’s disease

Novel imaging method used to map glycosylation patterns linked with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify two new AMD drug candidates using a stem-cell-derived model

Researchers identify two new AMD drug candidates using a stem-cell-derived model

Childhood trauma may increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in young cannabis users

Childhood trauma may increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in young cannabis users

Adults with pathogenic copy number variants more likely to have poorer health, study suggests

Adults with pathogenic copy number variants more likely to have poorer health, study suggests

Antipsychotic drugs associated with increase in risk of breast cancer

Antipsychotic drugs associated with increase in risk of breast cancer

Researchers discover clearest evidence to date of how memories form

Researchers discover clearest evidence to date of how memories form

Improving light availability can help normalize the altered sleep timing in people with schizophrenia

Improving light availability can help normalize the altered sleep timing in people with schizophrenia