Schizophrenia Research Forum

The DISC1 switch

Disrupted in schizophrenia 1 (DISC1), a major susceptibility factor for schizophrenia and other mental disorders, acts as a switch between key phases of  brain development, according to a recent study in Nature. This supports the idea that problems with DISC1 could leave a brain predisposed to mental illness.

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