By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – University of Leeds scientists will use a £400,000 ($613,000) grant from the UK’s Medical Research Council to try to identify specific genetic mutations that may be involved in schizophrenia.

The two-year project seeks to confirm earlier research from Leeds scientists that suggests that genetic mutations may be involved in an inherited form of the illness, and to identify those mutations.

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