Genes for Autism and Schizophrenia Only Active in Developing Brains, University of Oxford Study

Published: Feb 12, 2013

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.

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