Genetics

Genetics

Researchers Study ‘Background’ Mutations That Can Impact Schizophrenia and Autism
In recent years, researchers have discovered hundreds of DNA variations that are likely involved in causing brain and behavior disorders,... Read More
A Revealing Genetic Comparison of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Researchers have taken an important step toward understanding the relationship between two of the most serious psychiatric disorders, schizophrenia and... Read More
Genetic Analysis Points to Anorexia Nervosa’s Psychiatric and Metabolic Roots
People with anorexia nervosa , an eating disorder, severely restrict the amount of food they eat. They may see themselves... Read More
Areas Regulating Genes Contribute to Autism’s Cause
The genetic factors contributing to autism are notoriously hard to understand. One reason is that only a fraction of the... Read More
Large Gene Expression Study Sheds Light on Causal Factors in Five Brain Disorders
Researchers studying gene expression in cerebral cortex tissue sampled from postmortem brains have identified patterns of shared and distinct gene... Read More