Saturday, October 13, 2012

Several Spontaneous Mutations in Schizophrenia Identified | Psych Central News

 In the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have identified dozens of new spontaneous genetic mutations (de novo mutations) that play a significant role in the development of schizophrenia.
Although symptoms of schizophrenia typically appear during adolescence and early adulthood, many of the mutations occurred during early-to-mid fetal development.

Several Spontaneous Mutations in Schizophrenia Identified | Psych Central News

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