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Researchers discover important genetic flaw in family affected by schizophrenia

SA) and studentships to Dr. Kamnasaran from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research.

Schizophrenia is a biochemical brain disorder characterized by delusions, disordered thinking, hallucinations and a lack of motivation and energy. One in every 100 people in Canada is affected; it usually strikes between the ages of 15 and 25.


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Contact: Michael Robb
michael.robb@ualberta.ca
780-492-0647
University of Alberta
15-May-2003


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