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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Researchers develop a new sensor to measure weak magnetic signals in the brain

Researchers develop a new sensor to measure weak magnetic signals in the brain

Unique neurological signatures could be used to understand, study brain disorders

Unique neurological signatures could be used to understand, study brain disorders

COVID-19 during pregnancy can cause placental inflammation and impaired immunity

COVID-19 during pregnancy can cause placental inflammation and impaired immunity

Psychological assessment needed for pregnant women to reduce stress during COVID-19

Psychological assessment needed for pregnant women to reduce stress during COVID-19

Altered white matter connectivity linked with disruption of conscious access in psychosis

Altered white matter connectivity linked with disruption of conscious access in psychosis

Parasite infection discovery could help develop treatments for neurological disorders

Parasite infection discovery could help develop treatments for neurological disorders

Lower choline in pregnant Black American women linked to higher levels of stress hormone

Lower choline in pregnant Black American women linked to higher levels of stress hormone

Researchers identify key source of signals encoding past experiences in the brain

Researchers identify key source of signals encoding past experiences in the brain

Neuroscientists identify astrocytes as master 'conductors' of the brain

Neuroscientists identify astrocytes as master 'conductors' of the brain

Comparison of 240 mammal genomes helps geneticists to identify disease mutations

Comparison of 240 mammal genomes helps geneticists to identify disease mutations

Study focuses on efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation across a range of neurological conditions

Study focuses on efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation across a range of neurological conditions

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

Researchers solve an ancient mystery that may treat neurological, blood pressure disorders

Researchers solve an ancient mystery that may treat neurological, blood pressure disorders

Super-resolution images of functioning and pathologically altered nerve cells

Super-resolution images of functioning and pathologically altered nerve cells

Study shows how brain cells influence choices

Study shows how brain cells influence choices

Researchers uncover molecular mechanisms involved in the formation of neural circuits

Researchers uncover molecular mechanisms involved in the formation of neural circuits

Study focuses on current practices of restraint use in emergency settings

Study focuses on current practices of restraint use in emergency settings

Researchers identify distinct link between autism and brain cell abnormalities

Researchers identify distinct link between autism and brain cell abnormalities

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis