Finding a missing link in the genes
The winner of the 2003 Royal Irish Academy/'Irish Times'biochemistry essay competition, Dr Brendan Kelly, took firstplace in the competition with this report entitled, Schizophrenia: solvingthe puzzle.
Schizophrenia is a common, disabling mental illness. Some 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from the illness at any one time. Across the world, some 20 million people are directly affected by it.