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The new research that could show us how mental illnesses first develop in the brain

26 May 2017

When an architect is designing a new building, it is often the earliest stages that are the most critical. If the foundations aren’t laid correctly, the final structure won't be fully functional. The same is true for the human brain. PhD student Sam Crossman explains how MQ-funded research modelling 3D brain circuits could provide valuable insight into the causes of mental illness. 

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