Patent Number: 8,871,443

Title: Schizophrenia-related isoform of KCNH2 and development of antipsychotic drugs

Abstract: The invention is related to a novel primate specific brain isoform of the potassium channel KCNH2 and genetic association with risk for schizophrenia and response to therapy.

Inventors: Weinberger; Daniel R. (Washington, DC)

Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C12P 19/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00