Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Tag Archives: Schizophrenia

Turning off major memory switch dulls memories

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A faultily formed memory sounds like hitting random notes on a keyboard while a proper one sounds more like a song, scientists say. When they turned off a major switch ... Read More »

Mei elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dr. Lin Mei, Director of the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been elected as a Fellow of the ... Read More »

Buckley named to leadership of international schizophrenia research group

Dr. Peter F. Buckley, a psychiatrist and Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been named to the Executive Committee of the International Congress of ... Read More »

Brain re-training may improve memory, focus in schizophrenia

Much like physical exercise can re-chisel the body, researchers hope targeted mental workouts can sharpen the memory, focus and function of adults with schizophrenia. “Cognitive retraining has the potential to ... Read More »

Researchers eliminate schizophrenia symptoms in an animal model

Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists report. They genetically engineered mice so they ... Read More »

Buckley receives American Psychiatric Association commendation

Dr. Peter F. Buckley, a psychiatrist and Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has received the American Psychiatric Association Special Presidential Commendation in recognition of ... Read More »

Urinary tract infections 29 times more likely in schizophrenia relapse

Schizophrenia patients experiencing relapse are 29 times more likely than healthy individuals to have a urinary tract infection, researchers report. Urinary tract infections, which can cause painful and frequent urination, ... Read More »