Progress in defining the biological causes of schizophrenia.

  title={Progress in defining the biological causes of schizophrenia.},
  author={Ben S. Pickard},
  journal={Expert reviews in molecular medicine},
Schizophrenia is a common mental illness resulting from a complex interplay of genetic and environmental risk factors. Establishing its primary molecular and cellular aetiopathologies has proved difficult. However, this is a vital step towards the rational development of useful disease biomarkers and new therapeutic strategies. The advent and large-scale application of genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic technologies are generating data sets required to achieve this goal. This… CONTINUE READING