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Articles  |  September 1, 2014
Schizophrenia Risk Variation in the NRG1 Gene During Neocortical Development

Mapping the transcriptional and genetic regulation of NRG1s during normal human brain development could help identify a potential mechanism of early risk for schizophrenia at the NRG1 locus.

Articles  |  September 1, 2014
Elevated Maternal C-Reactive Protein and Increased Risk of Schizophrenia

Maternal inflammation level during pregnancy was related to risk of schizophrenia in offspring, adding new evidence for the association of infection and immune activation with the development of the disorder.

Articles  |  September 1, 2014
Cortical Thinning, Functional Connectivity, and Mood-Related Impulsivity in Schizophrenia

A robust association was found in patients with schizophrenia between cortical thinning in ventral prefrontal regions and increased impulsivity, which likely reflects an impaired interaction with regions affecting cognitive control regions. As urgency plays a key role in aggression in people with schizophrenia, behavioral and neural targets may be found for interventions for remediation.

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