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 to the general population. It is characterized by episodes of psychosis, usually with hallucinations or delusions.

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Study could lead to blood-based diagnostic test for schizophrenia

Study could lead to blood-based diagnostic test for schizophrenia

Mayo Clinic study provides insights into risk factors for severe COVID-19 in younger populations

Mayo Clinic study provides insights into risk factors for severe COVID-19 in younger populations

Study finds sex differences in astrocyte-mediated synaptic connectivity during brain development

Study finds sex differences in astrocyte-mediated synaptic connectivity during brain development

Study opens the door to improved treatment for psychosis sufferers

Study opens the door to improved treatment for psychosis sufferers

Research sheds light on a new mechanism for inhibitory synapse specificity in the cortex

Research sheds light on a new mechanism for inhibitory synapse specificity in the cortex

ADHD patients with a psychiatric comorbidity more likely to stop taking their ADHD medicine

ADHD patients with a psychiatric comorbidity more likely to stop taking their ADHD medicine

Exploring links between stress, choline deficiency, preterm births, and mental illness

Exploring links between stress, choline deficiency, preterm births, and mental illness

Study identifies specialized immune cells that sculpt inhibitory neurons to regulate brain wiring

Study identifies specialized immune cells that sculpt inhibitory neurons to regulate brain wiring

22 blood plasma lipids found to be associated with lower symptom improvement in schizophrenia

22 blood plasma lipids found to be associated with lower symptom improvement in schizophrenia

Methylglyoxal detoxification deficits can be involved in the development of schizophrenia

Methylglyoxal detoxification deficits can be involved in the development of schizophrenia

Study offers a new model for examining genetic risk associated with nicotine dependence

Study offers a new model for examining genetic risk associated with nicotine dependence

Scientists identify abnormal neural replay of memories in people with schizophrenia

Scientists identify abnormal neural replay of memories in people with schizophrenia

Study uncovers common neural mechanism for cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia

Study uncovers common neural mechanism for cognitive impairment in autism and schizophrenia

New analysis links distinct patterns of genetic mutations with OCD

New analysis links distinct patterns of genetic mutations with OCD

Study explores the potential role of gene polymorphisms in pathogenesis of prostate cancer

Study explores the potential role of gene polymorphisms in pathogenesis of prostate cancer

Study shows how loss of glial protein drives brain development dysfunction

Study shows how loss of glial protein drives brain development dysfunction

New project aims to identify quantitative biological features common across diseases

New project aims to identify quantitative biological features common across diseases

Proven treatment for psychosis has been recognized as standard of care

Proven treatment for psychosis has been recognized as standard of care

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

New AI software shows promise to prevent relapse of severe mental illness

New AI software shows promise to prevent relapse of severe mental illness