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  • Genetic variation increases risk of metabolic side effects in children on some antipsychotics

    January 24, 2012
    “This is the first report of an underlying biological factor predisposing children to complications associated with second-generation anti-psychotic medication use,” says Dr. Dina Panagiotopoulos, study co-author, clinician scientist at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI), pediatric endocrinologist at BC Children’s Hospital, and assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia (UBC).
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