Daily Archives: December 26, 2012

Gene Expression – Bipolar Disorder – Immune System

Up-Regulation of NOTCH4 Gene Expression in Bipolar Disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23212060 Abstract OBJECTIVE Immunopathogenic mechanisms have been implicated in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) point to the major histocompatibility complex, a region that contains many immune-related genes. One … Continue reading

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Gene Expression in Schizophrenia – Immune Pathways

Gene expression analysis reveals schizophrenia-associated dysregulation of immune pathways in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23218666 Schizophrenia Research Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Abstract Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) represent an accessible tissue source for gene expression profiling in schizophrenia that could provide … Continue reading

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Microbial Treatments in Autism

Microbial ecosystems therapeutics: a new paradigm in medicine? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23257018 Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases / GI Diseases Research Unit, Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7, Canada. Abstract Increasing evidence indicates that the … Continue reading

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