NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Wayne State University, the University of Toronto/Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), and the Children's Hospital of Michigan an will use a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health in a collaboration that will involve genetics and bioimaging to study genes linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder, WSU said on Monday.

Led by WSU, the "Brain Chemistry and Genetics in Pediatric OCD" project will use the $2.7 million grant to study the role of glutamate in OCD.

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