February 17, 2006

Mouse Model of schizophrenia Speeds Research

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Mouse Model of Schizophrenia May Speed Schizophrenia Research

Scientists say they've developed the first-ever mouse model of schizophrenia, a step that should prove a boon to research into the debilitating disease.

The genetically engineered model, described in the Feb. 16 issue of the journal Neuron, features abnormal activity of the dopamine machinery in a specific area of the brain. This results in cognitive and behavioral impairments that are similar to those experienced by people with schizophrenia.

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