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Memory, synaptic plasticity and gene networks in schizophrenia [ 2008 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/513874]

Researchers: Prof Assen Jablensky (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Johanna Badcock Prof Luba Kalaydjieva Dr Gregory Price Dr Steven Wiltshire
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Brief description Schizophrenia affects about 1% of the population. Its typical progression over a lifetime leads to long-term impairment of cognition, reality distortion, and an impoverished quality of life. Most likely, multiple genes, interacting together or with environmental factors, are involved. Using a novel approach to its partition, WA researchers aim to unravel complex networks of genes affecting memory and brain function in a cognitive deficit subtype of schizophrenia they have identified recently.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,142,138.48

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

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