The development of effective treatments for psychiatric disease has been disappointing in recent decades given the advancements in neuroscience. Moreover, rising rates of mental illness such as addiction and depression compel scientists and physicians to discover novel and creative solutions. One such approach that has proven effective is systems neuroscience: A focus on networks as opposed to mechanism. Further, investigation at the single-cell and circuit level is likely to be fruitful in such endeavors as this resolution describes the functional psychopathology that allows for intervention.
Recommended CitationO'Sullivan, Sean, "Single-cell systems neuroscience: A growing frontier in mental illness" (2022). Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology Faculty Papers. Paper 335.
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