Gene Linked to Schizophrenia: New Clues to Disorder, University Of Montreal Study  
5/5/2010 7:36:15 AM

ScienceDaily (Apr. 12, 2010) — An international study led by Université de Montréal scientists suggests that gene mutations may predispose some individuals to schizophrenia and provides new clues about the causes of this ambiguous disorder. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the findings demonstrate that new mutations in the SHANK3 gene are found in schizophrenic patients.