schizophrenia




MINDDS – a pan-European network for Neurodevelopmental Disorder research

Posted on 9 October 2017 by Professor Adrian Harwood

When we talk about ‘neurodevelopmental disorders’ (NDD), we refer to a wide range of mental health conditions united by an overlapping biology that arises from disrupted brain development.  It is only through international collaboration and gaining a deeper understanding of what causes NDD that we can hope to develop effective treatments to manage – and
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Schizophrenia: from new brain cells to the immune system

Posted on 8 June 2017 by Niels Haan

We still don’t really know much about one of the most common psychiatric diseases – schizophrenia. However, my research, and that of many others, shows things such as neurogenesis (formation of new neurons) and the immune system are all involved in this challenging condition. Genetic risk for schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a complex disease, with symptoms
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