Schizophrenia is a disease that afflicts 3 million Americans.1

The World Health Organization ranks it as the third most disabling disease in the world.2

To make matters worse, schizophrenia is often misunderstood and the current drugs used to treat it are laden with harmful side effects.

Listen as Eventide CIO Finny Kuruvilla, MD, PhD, explains the symptoms associated with Schizophrenia and the exciting new therapies on the horizon that promise significant quality-of-life improvements for many patients.

References

1Desai, P.R., K.A. Lawson, J.C. Barner, and K.L. Rascati. “Estimating the Direct and Indirect Costs for Community-Dwelling Patients with Schizophrenia.” Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research 4, no. 4 (Jul 2013): 187-94. Accessed May 27, 2020. http://online library.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jphs.12027/epdf.

2“The World Health Report.” World Health Organization. Accessed May 27, 2020. https://www.who.int/whr/2001/chapter2/en/index4.html.