Developmental Disorders

Developmental Disorders

molecular Pathway That May Cause Psychosis in Some Types of Schizophrenia
In a schizophrenia -related disorder known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS), altered activity along a single molecular pathway can lead... Read More
Brain Cells
Microglia, immune cells that reside in the brain and spinal cord, are a first-line defense against infection in the central... Read More
Researchers have identified nearly 700 genes whose activity levels differ in the brains of people with schizophrenia compared to individuals... Read More
New Technique Recreates Large-Scale Genetic Errors
Second-generation antipsychotic medications like risperidone (Risperdal) and aripiprazole (Abilify) can help reduce agitation and irritability in children with autism spectrum... Read More
Researchers Identify Gene Variations Specifically Associated with Intellectual Disability
Deletions of DNA in a portion of a gene known as NRXN1 may play a role in neurodevelopmental disorders, according... Read More