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Risk Calculator Predicts Personalized Psychosis Risk
22 July 2016. Subtle symptoms of unusual thought, perceptions, and belief often precede psychosis, and confer high risk for developing a psychotic disorder...
 
Irving I. Gottesman, Giant of Schizophrenia Research: 1930-2016
8 July 2016. Irving Gottesman died peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, at the age of 85....
 
Zebrafish Phenotype Screening Offers Up Antipsychotic Candidates
5 July 2016. A study uses zebrafish behavioral profiling to identify new compounds that may have antipsychotic-like properties....
 
 
 
 
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Webinar: Studying Psychosis in 22q11 Deletion Syndrome
Join us for a webinar on Thursday, July 28, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT, to discuss how copy number variation on the long arm of chromosome 22 may provide clues to understanding idiopathic schizophrenia. Our panel of discussants will include Anne Bassett of the University of Toronto, Carrie Bearden of the University of California, Los Angeles, Josh Gordon of Columbia University, and Stanislav Zakharenko of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Registration is required, and we invite you to submit any preliminary comments or questions for the panel.
Researchers Discuss How They Use RDoC
If you're wondering how to integrate the NIMH's Research Domain Criteria with your current and future research, this video of a recent webinar will be of interest. Several researchers present their perspectives and discuss RDoC.
Irving I. Gottesman, Giant of Schizophrenia Research: 1930-2016
Irving Gottesman
We are sad to learn that our dear friend and advisor Irv Gottesman died June 29 at the age of 85. In our community, he was the towering figure whose contributions to psychiatric genetics research earned him many accolades. His career never seemed to end, as he appeared on numerous papers each year during his "retirement," and his friends continued to receive regular email missives about things that impressed or annoyed
him. Read Hakon Heimer's obituary and comments from some of his legion of friends and fans:
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Third HBP School: Future Neuroscience: The Multiscale Brain: From Genes to Behavior: 28 November 2016-4 December 2016, Obergurgl, Austria.
 
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Check out our upcoming webinar, Studying Psychosis in 22q11 Deletion Syndrome, Thursday, July 28, 2016, 1-2:30 p.m. EDT.

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