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Research builds on genetic link to autism and schizophrenia
Date:2/24/2010

d learning. Dr Clapcote will also look at verbal communication using bat recorders to 'listen' to the interaction between the mice which takes place beyond the range of human hearing.

"Behaviour is the final output of the nervous system and the means by which autism and schizophrenia are diagnosed, which is why our research focuses on behaviour," said Dr Clapcote. "Schizophrenia and autism patients both display lower levels of verbal communication and we hope to see this mirrored in the mice we're working with."

The two-year project has been funded by a 250,000 grant from the Medical Research Council. If the research proves successful, Dr Clapcote plans to investigate a proposed link between neurexin 1a and nicotine dependence, as a possible explanation for why a large percentage of schizophrenia patients become dependent on tobacco.


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Contact: Dr. Steve Clapcote
s.j.clapcote@leeds.ac.uk
44-113-343-3041
University of Leeds
Source:Eurekalert

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