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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.
Scientists identify key source of sensory perception

Scientists identify key source of sensory perception

Astrocytes regulate inhibitory synapses by binding to neurons

Astrocytes regulate inhibitory synapses by binding to neurons

New data can aid research on disease mutations, preserve endangered species

New data can aid research on disease mutations, preserve endangered species

Experts use super-resolution microscopy to observe individual synapse proteins

Experts use super-resolution microscopy to observe individual synapse proteins

UNM researchers identify medications that could help fight COVID-19 infection

UNM researchers identify medications that could help fight COVID-19 infection

Human genetics: New insights into our own biology

Human genetics: New insights into our own biology

Mouse model reveals neurons responsible for guiding adaptive behavior

Mouse model reveals neurons responsible for guiding adaptive behavior

Study shows misfiring brain cells can create swallowing problems in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Study shows misfiring brain cells can create swallowing problems in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

New technique could accelerate drug research for various diseases

New technique could accelerate drug research for various diseases

Study: Transgender and gender-diverse adults more likely to be diagnosed as autistic

Study: Transgender and gender-diverse adults more likely to be diagnosed as autistic

New findings help to better understand the genetics of neuropsychiatric disorders

New findings help to better understand the genetics of neuropsychiatric disorders

Machine learning can increase effectiveness of drug repurposing for psychiatric disorders

Machine learning can increase effectiveness of drug repurposing for psychiatric disorders

Researchers map DNA methylation changes to study developmental disorders

Researchers map DNA methylation changes to study developmental disorders

Scientists use computational biology to identify functional elements in the human genome

Scientists use computational biology to identify functional elements in the human genome

New class of proteins can help treat neurological diseases

New class of proteins can help treat neurological diseases

Unfamiliar social interactions can produce negative emotions in people with autism

Unfamiliar social interactions can produce negative emotions in people with autism

CU scientists identify key role of  brain's immune cells during development

CU scientists identify key role of brain's immune cells during development

Researchers track how key brain receptor works

Researchers track how key brain receptor works

Study uncovers new genetic variants linked to type-2 diabetes

Study uncovers new genetic variants linked to type-2 diabetes