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Schizophrenia - Find the Genes!

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Professor James Watson highlights the need to address the genetic cause of cognitive disorders.
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I think there are a lot of cognitive disorders and as we find genes behind them, we’ll probably increase the number. We’ll distinguish - now, we just say schizophrenia, we may rationally divide schizophrenia into a number of different causes when we find out what the genetics are. I think for all of them, the best guess is they are caused by underlying genetic defects and we’re going to find these genetic defects. I think we should just go ahead and do it. There is not much point in talking about it now, the real thing is just to read the DNA messages.
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schizophrenia, gene, genetics, dna, cognitive, disorders, james, watson
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