Genes for Autism and Schizophrenia Only Active in Developing Brains, University of Oxford Study  
2/12/2013 7:14:20 AM

Genes linked to autism and schizophrenia are only switched on during the early stages of brain development, according to a study in mice led by researchers at the University of Oxford. This new study adds to the evidence that autism and schizophrenia are neurodevelopmental disorders, a term describing conditions that originate during early brain development.