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February 27, 2006
New Schizophrenia Study for Ashkenazi Jews
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The Mount Sinai School of Medicine (in New York) just forwarded us information on this new study they are initiating.
Your Jewish ancestry may lead us to a scientific breakthrough in Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are conducting a study on the genetics of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder.
While Jews are no more likely to develop mental illness than any other group, the Jewish tradition of marrying within the faith makes the genetic trail much easier to follow. Finding the gene responsible for schizophrenia will help develop new treatments for individuals afflicted with this disorder.
You are eligible if you are:
The study involves:
Compensation: Monetary compensation provided, please call for more information.
Please reply to Maria.Tsepilovan(at)mssm.edu or call (212) 659-5661
The interview can be conducted either in our office or in your home.
Posted by szadmin at February 27, 2006 11:00 PM
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