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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.
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

Study uncovers two brain phenomena that may explain ketamine's side-effects

Study uncovers two brain phenomena that may explain ketamine's side-effects

Study reveals structure of an activated dopamine receptor

Study reveals structure of an activated dopamine receptor

Synthetic molecule suppresses drug cravings with fewer side effects

Synthetic molecule suppresses drug cravings with fewer side effects

Genetic discoveries raise the promise of developing new treatments for schizophrenia

Genetic discoveries raise the promise of developing new treatments for schizophrenia

Researchers develop a reliable technique for assessing the role of lncRNAs

Researchers develop a reliable technique for assessing the role of lncRNAs

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Linked To Improved Gut Bacteria Composition In Obese People

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Linked To Improved Gut Bacteria Composition In Obese People

Father's Toxoplasma infection may be transmitted to subsequent generations

Father's Toxoplasma infection may be transmitted to subsequent generations

Biophysicists uncover new features of molecular elevator

Biophysicists uncover new features of molecular elevator

Rare structural genetic variants could play a role in schizophrenia

Rare structural genetic variants could play a role in schizophrenia

Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Secrets Of Schizophrenia

Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Secrets Of Schizophrenia

Combined effect of rare mutations has negative impact on health and longevity

Combined effect of rare mutations has negative impact on health and longevity

Study shows some genetic variants have stronger effects on RNA expression even before birth

Study shows some genetic variants have stronger effects on RNA expression even before birth

Study unveils genetic variants that play key role in psychiatric, neurological conditions

Study unveils genetic variants that play key role in psychiatric, neurological conditions

Regulating ion flow using a ball-and-chain mechanism

Regulating ion flow using a ball-and-chain mechanism

Study finds impact of specific gene on neurodevelopment, causing ASD and macrocephaly

Study finds impact of specific gene on neurodevelopment, causing ASD and macrocephaly

Distinct loss-of-function variants cause shared clinical features in neuronal development disorders

Distinct loss-of-function variants cause shared clinical features in neuronal development disorders