Special Issue "Molecular Mechanisms of Schizophrenia and Novel Targets"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2021.
Interests: schizophrenia; neurotransmitter receptors; cell signaling; genomics; proteomics; molecular pharmacology; antipsychotics.
The biological basis of schizophrenia, and many other mental diseases, has been the object of investigation for neuroscientists and psychiatrists over the last century. It is now well accepted that any scientific advance leading to the elucidation of the pathophysiology of these mental disorders, in particular schizophrenia and psychosis, will facilitate the comprehension of brain functioning in those aspects of mind and consciousness as well as the development of therapeutic strategies to treat these illnesses. During the last few decades, we have witnessed an extraordinary advance in all aspects of molecular approaches to interrogating mechanisms involved in biological processes, from the subcellular level to a more organized anatomical or physiological order. In this Special Issue, we aim to present a collection of the latest advances in the molecular basis of schizophrenia, covering a multidisciplinary perspective that includes molecular pharmacology, cellular signaling, genomics, and proteomics.
Prof. Juan F. Lopez-Gimenez
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- neurotransmitter receptors
- cell signaling
- molecular pharmacology
- cellular models