Genetics

Genetics

Spontaneous (non-inherited) DNA mutations likely play a role in the development of childhood-onset schizophrenia (COS), according to new research. In... Read More
Schizophrenia and autism may be related disorders that, at least in part, share similar genetic roots, new research suggests. Indeed,... Read More
Researchers Track Gene Alterations in Brain Area Perturbed by Stress
Acute stress can increase the presence of a key DNA modification called 5hmC throughout a portion of the brain called... Read More
A Milestone in the Search for Schizophrenia’s Causes
Exciting news reported today in Nature and featured in the New York Times points to one of the likely causes... Read More
Scientists have found that other disorders including intellectual disability can confuse the diagnosis of autism . This provides a possible... Read More