Virus and Genes Involved in Causation of Schizophrenia, Aarhus University Study

Published: Mar 11, 2013

For the first time, an international team of researchers has found that a combination of a particular virus in the mother and a specific gene variant in the child increases the risk of the child developing schizophrenia. Viruses and genes interact in a way that may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia significantly. This happens already in the developing foetus.

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