New 'Transformative' Breakthrough In Schizophrenia Research05:35
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Sydney and her mother Lori looking into the mirror where Sydney experienced her first symptoms of schizophrenia. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sydney and her mother Lori looking into the mirror where Sydney experienced her first symptoms of schizophrenia. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute have found the gene that may be responsible for schizophrenia. The researchers have figured out how the gene does damage in the brain and may have learned why schizophrenia commonly strikes during adolescence. Carey Goldberg of Here & Now contributor WBUR reports on this new genetic breakthrough.

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This segment aired on January 27, 2016.

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