Researchers work to understand genetic architecture of schizophrenia in prenatal brains

Researchers have reverse-engineered the outlines of a disrupted prenatal gene network in schizophrenia, by tracing spontaneous mutations to where and when they likely cause damage in the brain. Some people with the brain disorder may suffer from impaired birth of new neurons, or neurogenesis, in the front of their brain during prenatal development, suggests the study, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Read the full, original story here: Stray Prenatal Gene Network Suspected in Schizophrenia

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