Schizophrenia affects about 1 percent of the world’s population, but currently researchers do not know what causes the disease or how to cure it. Lorna Role, professor and chair of the department of neurobiology and behavior at Stony Brook University, is hoping to uncover this mystery. During the Washington University Neuroscience Colloquium, Role will describe her work on neuregulin-1, a key gene implicated in the disease’s progression.
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