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In Schizophrenia, Single Mutation May Damage Entire Brain Pathway

(8/5/2013)

In Schizophrenia, Single Mutation May Damage Entire Brain Pathway
Psych Central
August 2, 2013

A new discovery has changed the way scientists think about non-inherited schizophrenia.  Rather than individual gene mutations being responsible for schizophrenia on their own, it’s more likely that a gene mutation can damage an entire neural pathway, which creates a ripple effect across networks as the brain develops, according to researchers at the University of Washington.  In fact, what is now known as one disease (schizophrenia) may actually be many different diseases.

View the full article here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/08/03/in-schizophrenia-single-mutation-may-damage-entire-brain-pathway/57975.html


Keywords: schizophrenia, single, mutation, damage, brain, pathway



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