Autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share molecular traits, study finds

February 12, 2018

A UCLA-led study, published in Science, has found that autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share some physical characteristics — and important differences — at the molecular level, specifically, patterns of gene expression in the brain. Senior author Daniel Geschwind called the results showing a molecular, pathological signature of disorders such as autism and bipolar disorder “a large step forward.” To read more, go here: