In Schizophrenia Patients, Auditory Cues Sound Bigger Problems

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the VA San Diego Healthcare System have found that deficiencies in the neural processing of simple auditory tones can evolve into a cascade of dysfunctional information processing across wide swaths of the brain in patients with schizophrenia.

November 30, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Novel Studies of Gene Regulation in Brain Development May Mean New Treatment of Mental Disorders

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego and the Institut Pasteur, Paris has come up with a novel way to describe a time-dependent brain development based on coherent–gene-groups (CGGs) and transcription-factors (TFs) hierarchy. The findings could lead to new drug designs for mental disorders such as autism-spectrum disorders (ASD) and schizophrenia.

November 30, 2012Health, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, SDSC

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