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Summary of the 1st Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference oral sessions, Venice, Italy, June 21-25, 2008: the rapporteur reports.

Roohi Abubaker, Maaike Alaerts, Ava-Ann Allman, Jennifer Barnett, Pauline Belujon, Robert A Bittner, Thomas HJ Burne, Wiepke Cahn, Steven Chance, Sara Cherkerzian, Renan deSouza, Marta Di Forti, Teresa du Bois, Mar Fatjó-Vilas, Melissa Green, Demian Halperin, John P John, Aaron Kemp, Katja Koelkebeck, Jimmy Lee Show all

Schizophrenia Research | Published : 2008


The Schizophrenia International Research Society held its first scientific conference in Venice, Italy, June 21 to 25th, 2008. A wide range of controversial topics were presented in overlapping and plenary oral sessions. These included new genetic studies, controversies about early detection of schizophrenia and the prodrome, treatment issues, clinical characteristics, cognition, neuropathology and neurophysiology, other etiological considerations, substance abuse co-morbidity, and animal models for investigating disease etiology and for use as targets in drug studies. Young investigators in the field were awarded travel grants to participate in the congress and one of their roles was to sum..

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