Do Not Adjust Your Mind: The Fault Is in Your Glia.

08 Dec 2017

Glia have been implicated in schizophrenia, although whether they play a primary role is uncertain. In this issue of Cell Stem Cell, Windrem et al. (2017) transplant human glial progenitors from schizophrenia patients into mouse brains, which develop abnormalities and behaviors characteristic of schizophrenia, thereby suggesting a primary role for glia in the complex disease pathogenesis.