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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Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Covid-19 patients show reduced gray matter volume in the brain

Covid-19 patients show reduced gray matter volume in the brain

Cerebral organoids provide new insight into role of key enzyme in natural brain development

Cerebral organoids provide new insight into role of key enzyme in natural brain development

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Brain thinning in youth associated with psychosis

Brain thinning in youth associated with psychosis

Partners to people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder also meet diagnostic criteria for mental disorder

Partners to people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder also meet diagnostic criteria for mental disorder

Scientists investigate the role played by genes and environment in multiple substance use

Scientists investigate the role played by genes and environment in multiple substance use

Mental health services wane as insurers appear to skirt parity rules during pandemic

Mental health services wane as insurers appear to skirt parity rules during pandemic

BrainMap analysis strongly affirms 'network degeneration hypothesis' theory

BrainMap analysis strongly affirms 'network degeneration hypothesis' theory

New imaging technique captures movies of receptors on the surface of living cells

New imaging technique captures movies of receptors on the surface of living cells

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Simple dietary supplement ameliorates schizophrenic traits in mice

Simple dietary supplement ameliorates schizophrenic traits in mice

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Repurposing an existing, cheap drug into long-acting injectable therapy to treat Covid-19

Airports step up mental health assistance as passenger anxiety soars

Airports step up mental health assistance as passenger anxiety soars

Linkam FDCS196 stage used in research to develop a novel transdermal delivery system for risperidone

Linkam FDCS196 stage used in research to develop a novel transdermal delivery system for risperidone

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Inhibition of nsp14 methyltransferase as a potential antiviral target for SARS-CoV-2

Inhibition of nsp14 methyltransferase as a potential antiviral target for SARS-CoV-2

Marshall University researcher awarded $399,600 NIH grant to study sex differences in brain development

Marshall University researcher awarded $399,600 NIH grant to study sex differences in brain development

Study explains future ethical implications of brain organoid research

Study explains future ethical implications of brain organoid research

Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability

Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability