Four studies have reported that the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus (MD) is smaller and contains fewer neurons in schizophrenia. The MD is a key node in a circuit proposed to be dysfunctional in the disorder. However, one study did not find a MD volume loss in schizophrenia, and all the studies to date are relatively small. Given the importance of establishing unequivocally the presence of MD pathology, we have carried out a study of the volume and number of neurons in the left and right ...Expand abstract
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A postmortem study of the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus in schizophrenia.
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