Association Between the NAPRT1 Gene and Schizophrenia Risk in an Indian Population

Takeaway

  • The NAPTR1 gene is a novel susceptibility gene for schizophrenia in an Indian population.

Why this matters

  • Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness that is associated with significant mental burden, quality-of-life consequences, and mortality.

  • Understanding the relationship between gene types and schizophrenia risk may aid in the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of schizophrenia in certain patient populations.