NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers have traced gene mutations found in people with schizophrenia to networks involved in fetal brain development, as they reported in Cell today.

Schizophrenia, a highly heritable disease, has been linked to a number of individually rare genetic mutations. Patients with the sporadic, non-familial form of schizophrenia are especially likely to have de novo mutations behind their disease.

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

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