Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that affects around 1% of the worldwide population. It causes psychotic behaviors, social and emotional disruptions and different cognitive impairments.

The causes of the disease are still not clear but studies show that both genetic and environmental factors have an effect on it.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease and the main cause of dementia. Main common symptoms of dementia are related with memory but other cognitive processes are affected during the development of the disease.

Cav3.3

Cav3.3 is a calcium channel of the T-type that is involved in many brain processes. Contrary to other calcium channels Cav3.3 is activated by relatively low/negative voltages.

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy is a form of brain injury caused by oxygen deprivation during the birth process. It can cause sensorimotor and cognitive impairments including physical and intellectual disability.

Autism

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior.

Epilepsy

cannabinoids have excellent therapeutic potential in Epilepsy. In the brain, cannabinoids tend to keep neuronal activity wihtin acceptable boundaries.