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Oct 13 2017
Author: Carol Tamminga
Comment: Chuck's passing leaves a void in the field of schizophrenia research. His was such a genuine and lasting love of studying schizophrenia, which I saw from the time that we met as clinical fellows at...
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Sep 18 2017
Author: Tobias Bast
Comment: Place cells are neurons in the mammalian hippocampus that fire if the animal is in a specific place. The discovery of place cells in rats in the 1970s was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2014. Place cells...
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Sep 01 2017
Author: Kenneth Hugdahl
Comment: An often replicated finding in psychology is that what we see and hear of the world around us is colored by what we expect to see and hear, such that the actual perception of an object or a sound is...
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Jul 24 2017
Author: Mark Daly
Comment: I think both play a role in each phenotype, and we need to invest more in analyses that span all types of variants. As they both have roughly 80 percent heritability, there is clearly a lot to learn...
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Jul 24 2017
Author: Chao Chen
Comment: For different psychiatric diseases, should we focus more on de novo mutations/rare variants in autism and more on common variants in schizophrenia?
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Jul 24 2017
Author: Francis McMahon
Comment: I was an early enthusiast for splitting based on clinical subtypes, but I think this has not been a very successful approach. When sample sizes are large enough―larger than we probably have so far...
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Jul 24 2017
Author: Ellen Ovenden
Comment: How important is clinical homogeneity in GWAS? Schizophrenia has many different subtypes/symptom domains that may be controlled by different pathways. Would grouping patients by these factors alter...
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Jul 07 2017
Author: Adam Culbreth
Comment: Disparate Neural Mechanisms of Effort-Based Reinforcement-Learning in Depression and Schizophrenia This comment was co-written by Erin Moran. Motivational deficits have long been associated with...
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Jun 07 2017
Author: Joshua Roffman
Comment: One additional update: While change in negative symptoms did not correlate with change in mPFC thickness in the l-methylfolate study (n = 35), some new results from Walton, Ehrlich, and colleagues...
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May 25 2017
Author: Maureen Martin
Comment: I wonder if response to methylfolate is associated with the presence of folate receptor autoantibodies in schizophrenia (Ramaekers et al., 2014), and if methylfolate response and folate receptor...