Cell Types Underlying Schizophrenia Identified

Cell Types Underlying Schizophrenia Identified

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and University of North Carolina, USA, have identified the cell types underlying schizophrenia in a new study published in Nature Genetics. The findings offer a roadmap for the development of new therapies to target the condition. Schizophrenia is an often devastating disorder, and genetic studies have linked hundreds of genes to schizophrenia, each contributing a small part to the risk of developing the disease. The great abundance of identified genes has made it difficult to design experiments. Scientists have been struggling to understand what is linking the genes together and whether these genes affect...

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