NEW STUDY FINDS THE PLACENTA, NOT ONLY THE BRAIN, PLAYS A CENTRAL ROLE IN GENETIC RISK OF SCHIZOPHRENIA
More than 100 genes linked to the risk of schizophrenia seem to cause illness because of their role in the placenta rather than in the developing brain, according to a new study from the Lieber Institute for Brain Development.
LIBD SCIENTISTS FIND PROMYELINATING DRUGS COULD BENEFIT PITT-HOPKINS PATIENTS
Pitt-Hopkins syndrome is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder known to produce symptoms similar to those of autism spectrum disorder.
SCHIZOPHRENIA TAKES A VILLAGE
LIBD scientists have identified 20-some partner genes that were not previously known to play any role in schizophrenia but now appear to be novel therapeutic targets to prevent illness.
LIBD SCIENTISTS EXAMINE HOW SARS-CoV-2 INFECTION DURING PREGNANCY AFFECTS A CHILD’S RISK FOR NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
Study Led by the Lieber Institute for Brain Development to Examine Molecular Risk Factors Found in the Placenta Research Funded with $3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health BALTIMORE, Md. (March 13, 2023) – Scientists led by the […]