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colorful trachtography imaging of brain with schizophrenia
Fiber pathways in the brain are altered in schizophrenia, a mental illness in which patients may experience hallucinations, psychosis and depression. (Courtesy of Paul Thompson, Neda Jahanshad and Conor Corbin, USC Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute)

Schizophrenia disrupts the brain’s entire communication system, researchers say

Wiring is frayed in more than just one region, according to a new international study — the largest analysis of white matter to date — by USC and other institutions.

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Dancers and USC administrators at Tokyo gala
Student performers from the USC Kaufman School of Dance pose with USC President C. L. Max Nikias and his wife, Niki C. Nikias (center), along with USC Kaufman Dean Robert Cutietta, left, and Vice Dean Jodie Gates, right, as the 2017 Global Conference comes to close. (USC Photo/Daiki Suzuki)

2017 USC Global Conference draws to a close in Tokyo

President C. L. Max Nikias announces Beijing as the host city for the next in the university’s series of Pacific Rim conferences.