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Risk for Psychosis Marked by Overactive Microglia
17 November 2015. Elevated microglial activity marks the brains of those at risk of developing full-blown psychosis...

SfN 2015—Human Studies Probe Different Aspects of Schizophrenia
14 November 2015. There were a number of schizophrenia-focused talks in a symposium titled "Major Mental Disorders: Novel Approaches for Patient Evaluation"...

New Study Looks at Causes of Premature Mortality in People With Schizophrenia
7 November 2015. People with schizophrenia have a much greater risk of dying prematurely compared to the general population...

WCPG 2015—Schizophrenia Highlights Final Day of Meeting
3 November 2015. The morning plenary session featured a pre-recorded interview with Nobel Laureate Arvid Carlsson, who discovered dopamine's action as a neurotransmitter in the brain...

Patient-Derived Bipolar Neurons Reproduce Clinical Response to Lithium
3 November 2015. Lithium is effective at calming the mania associated with bipolar disorder—when it works...

SfN 2015—From Mice to Humans in Schizophrenia Neuropathology Session
3 November 2015. Schizophrenia was not as prominently featured as it has been at previous SfN meetings, but there were several sessions devoted to the topic...

WCPG 2015—Scores Turn Out for Polygenic Risk Scores
3 November 2015. It was standing room only for a symposium devoted to polygenic risk scores...

WCPG 2015—Awards, Epigenetics, and Exomes
30 October 2015. The Theodore Reich Young Investigator award was presented to Sarah Medland of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Brisbane, Australia...

WCPG 2015—Schizophrenia Insights Through Combining Common and Rare Variants
26 October 2015. There is some support for a liability threshold model in which rare alleles with large effects and common alleles with small effects add up to reach a disease burden...

The Brain Circuitry of Relational Memory Impairment in Schizophrenia
26 October 2015. New research reports that impaired relational memory in schizophrenia is accompanied by reduced activation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and hippocampus...

News Brief: RAISE Study Supports Better Early Psychosis Treatment
20 October 2015. RAISE data show that programs such as those validated in other countries can make a difference for many patients in the early stages of their illness...

Narrowing Criteria Improves Prediction of Psychosis
20 October 2015. A new set of clinical high-risk criteria may improve the prediction of patients likely to develop a psychotic illness...

WCPG 2015—Toronto Welcomes Spectrum of Psychiatric Genetics Research
20 October 2015. The World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics offered up a hearty stew of psychiatric genetics...

WCPG 2015—A Moment for Mitochondria in Schizophrenia Etiology
20 October 2015. The idea that problems with mitochondria drive brain pathology in schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders was an emergent theme...

Neurons Derived Directly From Skin Cells Act the Age of Their Donors
16 October 2015. Because brain tissues from living donors are not widely available for study, researchers have devised ways to generate neurons from patient skin cells...

New FDA Clozapine Rules Improve Tracking and Could Increase Access
14 October 2015. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is making two major changes in the rules regulating clozapine prescriptions...

Stanley Symposium 2015: From Genetics to the Prodrome
7 October 2015. Genomics research, when combined with new techniques from the molecular to the clinical and epidemiological, was the theme of the 2015 Symposium on Severe Mental Illness...

GWAS Update: Putting the Hits to Work
7 October 2015. Last year's massive genomewide association study (GWAS) of schizophrenia identified 108 risk loci, and more are sure to come...

Catalog of Humanity—Variation in 2,500 Genomes Ready for Perusal
5 October 2015. Once upon a time, sequencing a single genome was something to brag about...

News Brief: Schizophrenia Drug Trial News
23 September 2015. Two announcements in the past week provided some good news for the development of new drugs for schizophrenia...

Insel Trades NIMH for Google
23 September 2015. Thomas Insel, head of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for 13 years, announced last week that he will be stepping down in November...

With ScaleS, You Can See Through the Brain to Behold Synapses
23 September 2015. Optical clearing renders tissue transparent, exposing cellular components to the gaze of light microscopists...

Thalamus Connections May Hint at Future Psychosis
20 September 2015. People with an elevated risk for psychosis show altered patterns of brain connections centered on the thalamus...

Evidence of Immune Activation in Schizophrenia Brain Tissue
4 September 2015. An immune activation simmers in the brains of those with schizophrenia...

Neither Exercise Nor Supplements Boost Cognition in Two Large Studies
1 September 2015. Few doubt the overall benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise, but can adhering to a salubrious lifestyle keep the brain sharp?...

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