In this issue of Neuron, Kim et al. and Enomoto et al. show that DISC1 plays a key role in regulating postnatal brain development though interaction with Girdin. Girdin in turn regulates AKT signaling. Thus, another facet of the role of DISC1 is established, shedding more light on fundamental brain processes and the developmental basis of major psychiatric disorders.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2009|