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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A multi-omic analysis has found that a key enhancer may be epigenetically activated to contribute to the symptoms of major psychosis.

An international team of researchers isolated neurons from the prefrontal cortices of individuals with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder for analysis. Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder — both mental disorders characterized by periods of psychosis — affect about 100 million people across the globe.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.

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