Scientists find new genetic roots of schizophrenia

09:00 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Medical Xpress

UCLA scientists have made a major advance in understanding the biology of schizophrenia. Using a recently developed technology for analyzing DNA, the scientists found dozens of genes and two major biological pathways that are likely involved in the development of the disorder but had not been uncovered in previous genetic studies of schizophrenia. The work provides important new information about how schizophrenia originates and points the way to more detailed studies—and possibly better treatments in the future.

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