Contact: Toni Baker
Georgia Health Sciences University
Caption: Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia have created what appears to be a schizophrenic mouse by reducing the inhibition of brain cells involved in complex reasoning and decisions about appropriate social behavior. Pictured is Dr. Lin Mei, a developmental neurobiologist who directs MCG's Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics.
Credit: Medical College of Georgia
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