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The Stanley Laboratory of the Johns Hopkins University

The Stanley Laboratory of the Johns Hopkins University The Stanley Laboratory was founded in 1996 to promote research into the role of infectious agents in the etiology and pathogenesis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.  The Stanley Laboratory is fully supported by the Stanley Medical Research Institute (www.stanleyresearch.org).  Some of the scientific background of the Laboratory’s …

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Simultaneous Analysis of Expression Levels of Many Genes in Post-Mortem Brain Tissue From Individuals With Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disease

Simultaneous Analysis of Expression Levels of Many Genes in Post-Mortem Brain Tissue from Individuals with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disease K. Faridi*, K. Hyder, A. Chenchik, N.L. Johnston, R.H.Yolken, and the Stanley Neuropathology Consortium. The Stanley Division of Developmental Neurovirology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe St./Blalock 1111 Baltimore, MD 21287-4933, USA The …

Simultaneous Analysis of Expression Levels of Many Genes

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CONTRASTING EVOLUTIONARY HISTORIES OF DIFFERENT HERV FAMILIES

CONTRASTING EVOLUTIONARY HISTORIES OF DIFFERENT HERV FAMILIES Javier Costas                 Human endogenous retroviruses arose from germ-line retroviral integrations at different times during evolution.  After their initial integrations, retroviral sequences are transmitted vertically and they may proliferate by retrotransposition (or re-infection).  This intragenomic spread implies a process of co-evolution between the endogenous retrovirus and …

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LOW MATERNAL VITAMIN D AS A RISK FACTOR FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    LOW MATERNAL VITAMIN D AS A RISK FACTOR FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA: A PILOT STUDY USING BANKED SERA J McGrath, D Eyles, B Mowry, R Yolken, S Buka Schizophrenia Research 2003 Sept. 1;63(1-2):73-8     ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE:  Evidence from epidemiology suggests that low maternal vitamin D may be a risk factor for schizophrenia. METHOD:  Based …

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Prevalance of Borna Disease Virus (BDV) RNA in the Peripheral Leukocytes of French Subjects: Preliminary Results

PREVALENCE OF BORNA DISEASE VIRUS (BDV) RNA IN THE PERIPHERAL LEUKOCYTES OF FRENCH SUBJECTS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS Marc Auriacombe, Emmanuelle Cotto, Didier Neau, Isabelle Faure, Muriel Denayrolles, Véronique Dubois, Jean-Marie Ragnaud, Jean-Luc Pellegrin, Jean Tignol, Hervé Fleury, Marie-Edith Lafon* Virology Laboratory, Bordeaux 2-Victor Segalen University, France BDV RNA was detected in German, northern American and Japanese …

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FACULTY Robert H. Yolken, M.D. – Director Dr. Yolken is a virologist who became interested in the study of serious psychiatric disease at the suggestion of Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, now of the Stanley Medical Research Institute. Dr. Yolken developed many of the diagnostic assays for viral infections which are in current use. He has …

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