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    Zakharenko: News Releases & Feature Stories

     
    06/05/2014
    New leads on hushing the “voices” of schizophrenia

    A missing gene and the resulting slow connection between brain structures may leave individuals vulnerable to the “voices” that are a common symptom of schizophrenia.

     
     
    06/05/2014
    Brain circuit problem likely sets stage for the “voices” that are symptom of schizophrenia

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists report that a disruption in a brain circuit may contribute to the auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia. (Stanislav Zakharenko, MD, PhD)

     
     
    10/15/2012
     
     
    05/20/2008
     
     
    04/07/2008
    Turning scientific beliefs upside-down

    St. Jude investigators disprove a century-old theory, turning established scientific beliefs on their heads. This exciting discovery may someday have applications for such diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

     
     
    05/08/2006
    Zakharenko wins institution's first Searle Award

    Stanislav Zakharenko, MD, PhD, Developmental Neurobiology, has been named a 2006 Searle Scholar, joining 15 of the country's most promising young scientists.

     
     
    01/12/2006
    Genetic disruption contributes to schizophrenia

    Disrupting the normal interaction between the genes PRODH and COMT contributes to major symptoms of schizophrenia by upsetting the balance of the brain chemicals glutamate and dopamine.