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News Brief: Encenicline Enhances Cognition in Schizophrenia Study
28 June 2015. Encenicline, a drug that activates the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, boosts cognition in schizophrenia...

Synaptic Genes Determine Brain Connectivity
23 June 2015. Coordinated activity within brain networks falters early in Alzheimer's disease and other disorders...

Rethinking Clozapine: Metabolite May Ease Cognitive Symptoms of Schizophrenia
15 June 2015. A new study supports the hypothesis that N-desmethylclozapine helps protect or enhance working memory in people with schizophrenia who are taking clozapine for psychosis...

Creative Arts and Mental Illness Share Genetic Spark
10 June 2015. There are small, but measurable, genetic links between schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and engagement in the creative arts ...

GABAergic, Glutamatergic Genes Linked to CNVs in Schizophrenia
10 June 2015. The biggest study of copy number variants (CNVs) in schizophrenia to date provides the first large-scale genetic evidence of altered GABAergic signaling in the illness...

Cognitive Training Improves Work Outcomes in Mental Illness
9 June 2015. Adding an individualized cognitive remediation program to a supported employment program improves vocational outcomes in people with severe mental illness...

Schizophrenia Risk Suspect MicroRNA-137 Alters Presynaptic Plasticity
26 May 2015. Fibroblasts-turned-neurons from humans carrying the schizophrenia-associated alleles in the microRNA-137 (miR-137) gene display higher expression levels of miR-137...

ICOSR 2015—Social Cognition in Schizophrenia: Mechanisms, Course, and Treatment
26 May 2015. The meeting featured a symposium that integrated several different aspects of social cognitive functioning in schizophrenia...

News Brief: John Nash Dies at 86
25 May 2015. John Nash and his wife Alicia, 82, died May 23 in a car accident in New Jersey....

News Brief: NMDA Receptor Antibody False Positives in Schizophrenia
21 May 2015. The hypothesis that some cases of schizophrenia might be autoimmune disorders involving the NMDA receptor, and thus more easily treatable, has received another setback...

ICOSR 2015—A Closer Look at Early Risk Factors for Psychosis
19 May 2015. Researchers gathered for a symposium titled, "At risk from conception: epidemiological evidence for early risk factors for psychosis"...

Cortical Spine Loss Linked With Changes in Dopamine and Behavior
12 May 2015. A mouse model of dendritic spine loss has revealed how changes in cortical synapses cause circuit-level abnormalities...

ICOSR 2015—Neuroimaging: Can It Help Reduce Risk for Schizophrenia?
11 May 2015. Tyrone Cannon of Yale University led a symposium on the topic of early detection and prevention of psychosis....

New Antipsychotic Drug? Bypassing the NMDA Receptor With mGluR5
6 May 2015. A compound that works through the metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) displays in vivo efficacy in rats that is independent of the NMDA receptor...

ICOSR 2015—Re-slicing the Pie of Psychosis
5 May 2015. Although the categories of mental illness ensconced in the DSM still serve the field, many feel that there are more biologically relevant ways of parsing these disorders...

ICOSR 2015—Is There an Infectious Flame in the Brain in Schizophrenia?
4 May 2015. Recent studies have demonstrated complex interactions among the immune system, systemic inflammation, and the brain that can lead to changes in cognition, mood, and behavior...

22q11.2 Deletion Model Yields Molecular and Connectivity Clues for Schizophrenia
4 May 2015. A mutation within the 22q11.2 deletion region associated with increased risk for schizophrenia affects the palmitoylation of proteins involved in axonal growth...

ICOSR 2015—Can Neuroimaging Help Reduce Risk for Schizophrenia?
1 May 2015. "Translating neuroimaging findings in people at high risk for psychosis into clinical practice" was the challenge posed to speakers...

ICOSR 2015—Animal Modelers of Psychosis Take Stock
29 April 2015. The future of animal models in psychiatric research, particularly for schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, was discussed at a workshop...

ICOSR 2015—Approaches to Prevention in Schizophrenia
24 April 2015. A number of presentations at the 2015 ICOSR addressed potential strategies for prevention in schizophrenia...

ICOSR 2015—Patient-Derived Cells For Schizophrenia Research
24 April 2015. The overall goal of this session was to investigate molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia using either patient-derived cells or animal models...

ICOSR 2015—Neuroinflammation, White Matter, and Schizophrenia
20 April 2015. Accumulating evidence suggests a potential role for inflammation in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia...

MRS Study Finds Lower GABA Levels in Older People With Schizophrenia
17 April 2015. The largest MRS study of GABA levels in schizophrenia reports that levels of the neurotransmitter are reduced in older people with schizophrenia compared to age-matched controls...

ICOSR 2015—Boosting Social Cognition in Schizophrenia
15 April 2015. Among the symptoms of schizophrenia, impairments in social cognition may cause the most disability and loss of quality of life...

ICOSR 2015—Higher Fruits From Gene-Gene Interactions?
7 April 2015. Adding risk SNPs together amounts to more substantial increases in schizophrenia risk, but strains to account for the disorder's heritability...

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