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Genes Associated With Autism Also Related to Schizophrenia, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Human Genetic Research Study  
4/20/2012 7:00:50 AM

Scientists have identified 33 genes associated with autism and related disorders, and they say several of the genes also appear to be altered in people with schizophrenia. Of the 33 genes, 22 were identified as associated with autism for the first time, according to the study, which currently appears online and is scheduled for publication in the April 27 print issue of the journal Cell.