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SfN 2013—Interneuron Dysfunction Poster Tour
28 January 2014. A large number of posters at the Neuroscience 2013 meeting explored the role of GABA neuron dysfunction in the impaired oscillations and cognitive deficits of schizophrenia...

SfN 2013—New Tools for Rational Drug Design
28 January 2014. Bryan Roth of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, gave a special lecture titled, “How Synthetic and Chemical Biology Will Transform Neuroscience”...

SfN 2013—Schizophrenia Grab Bag
3 December 2013. The morning of Monday, November 11, brought one of the few 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting symposia dedicated to schizophrenia...

SfN 2013—Different Roads to Dopamine Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
27 November 2013. Dopamine neurons command the attention of a large swath of neuroscientists, and many of them have an ongoing interest in the role of dopamine in schizophrenia...

WCPG 2013—The Future of Psychiatric Genetics: Part 2
19 November 2013. The second half of the final plenary panel discussion focused on the next steps needed for biological follow-up and clinical translation of the existing genetic data...

WCPG 2013—The Future of Psychiatric Genetics: Part 1
15 November 2013. As the 2013 World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics wound down, a large crowd assembled to hear the third and final plenary panel session of the conference...

WCPG 2013—iPS Cells: Transformative Opportunity With a Way to Go
11 November 2013. Less than a decade ago, Shinya Yamanaka first reported that somatic cells derived from easily accessible skin fibroblasts could be reprogrammed into stem cells...

WCPG 2013—Genetic Links Across Disorders
6 November 2013. Different psychiatric illnesses share genetic roots, and researchers are searching for the genes that increase the risk for several disorders...

WCPG 2013—New Mutations Pop Up in Schizophrenia Genomes
31 October 2013. Several talks at the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics focused on new mutations and their possible role in schizophrenia...

WCPG 2013—Substantial Genetic Leads Emerge for Schizophrenia
23 October 2013. Over 900 researchers gathered in Boston, Massachusetts, to attend the 21st World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics...

WCPG 2013—The Influence of Genetics on Psychiatric Nosology
23 October 2013. The release of the DSM-5 earlier this year kicked off a round of public debate about how psychiatric disorders should be classified...

OHBM 2013—Human Brain Imagers Convene in Seattle
12 July 2013. About 2,300 neuroscientists from all over the world gathered for the annual meeting of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping...

U Miami-ICOSR Cognition Satellite Meeting 2013: Part 2
9 July 2013. Two speakers at the University of Miami Cognition Meeting examined the role that genetics play in the cognitive impairments of schizophrenia...

U Miami-ICOSR Cognition Satellite Meeting 2013: Part 1
9 July 2013. The University of Miami Cognition Satellite Meeting was held the day before the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research officially kicked off...

ICOSR 2013—The Benefits of BrainCloud
2 July 2013. Four scientists described their application, BrainCloud, a tool for analyzing gene expression and DNA methylation patterns.

ICOSR 2013—The Research Enterprise, as Seen by People With Schizophrenia
25 June 2013. A workshop at the 2013 ICOSR meeting featured the thoughts of a panel of researchers and lay people with schizophrenia on how to improve research on the disorder.

ICOSR 2013—Can Drugs Boost Cognitive Therapies for Schizophrenia?
17 June 2013. Neurocognitive deficits are a core feature of schizophrenia and are known to predict functional outcome in patients with this illness.

ICOSR 2013—Is Schizophrenia a Progressive Disease?
11 June 2013. It is a common notion that schizophrenia is progressive, but an ICOSR symposium made an emphatic assertion to the contrary...

ICOSR 2013—Cognitive Neuroscience Addresses Schizophrenia
10 June 2013. The ICOSR featured a series of short talks on "Cognitive Neuroscience Perspectives on Memory Network Dysfunction in Schizophrenia and Clinical Risk States"...

ICOSR 2013—Olfactory Clues to Schizophrenia
24 May 2013. Clues to schizophrenia may lie right under, er, inside, the nose...

ICOSR 2013—Creating Vulnerability via Epigenetics
23 May 2013. Researchers presented new research linking early stress to methylation and altered gene expression associated with behavior and cognitive changes...

ICOSR 2013—Schizophrenia in DSM-5 and ICD-11
22 May 2013. With the May 17 publication date of the fifth revision of the DSM-5 rapidly approaching, clinicians and researchers alike were eager to hear about the upcoming changes...

ICOSR 2013—Is the Psychosis Continuum for Real?
20 May 2013. A symposium sought to further increase awareness of the presence of psychotic symptoms amongst individuals who do not meet diagnostic criteria for a psychotic disorder...

ICOSR 2013: Mysterious RNAs Provide Clues for Schizophrenia
13 May 2013. MicroRNAs (and one not-so-microRNA) took center stage in two symposiums at the International Congress for Schizophrenia Research held in Orlando, Florida...

IPRN 2013—Divvying Up the Prodrome
30 April 2013. Given the 11 promising studies on treating early stages of psychosis, Robert Heinssen suggested a framework that treated people according to the severity of their symptoms...

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