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UTHSC researcher suspects autism, schizophrenia tied to brain circuitry

By Published: August 07, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Il Hwan Kim is an assistant professor of anatomy and neurobiology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center&rsquo;s College of Medicine. He was&nbsp; awarded more than $1.53 million to map and identify neural circuit disfunction in the brain that may be the root cause of behavioral difficulties in psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, autism and depression.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Il Hwan Kim is an assistant professor of anatomy and neurobiology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine. He was  awarded more than $1.53 million to map and identify neural circuit disfunction in the brain that may be the root cause of behavioral difficulties in psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, autism and depression. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She’s lived and reported in the city more than two decades.


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