Table 1: Critical selection of most relevant papers published in the last 13 years.

AuthorYearFindingReason for selection

Bayer et al. [1]1999Genetic or environmental first hit affects brain development, a second hit later in life initiated the outbreak of schizophreniaComprehensive hypothesis concerning schizophrenia etiology

Arnold and Watt [21]2001Number of immature cells is increased in the olfactory epithelium of schizophrenicsFirst report on altered cell density in schizophrenics

Reif et al. [22]2006Cell proliferation is diminished in the dentate gyrus of schizophrenicsFirst report on altered cell proliferation in the human brain

Kippin et al. [23]
Wakade et al. [24]
Wang et al. [25]
2005
2002
2004
Typical and atypical neuroleptics enhance neurogenesis in the subventricular zoneEffects of neuroleptics on neurogenesis in the subventricular zone

Kodama et al. [26]
Wakade et al. [24]
Halim et al. [27]
2004
2002
2004
Atypical but not typical neuroleptics interfere with hippocampal neurogenesisEffects of neuroleptics on neurogenesis in the hippocampus

Piontkewitz et al. [28]2012Risperidone partially restored impaired neurogenesis in poly I:C offspringEffect of an atypical neuroleptic on neurogenesis in an model of maternal infection

Keilhoff et al. [29]2010Subchronic treatment with haloperidol ameliorated decreased neurogenesis and normalised behaviour in vitamin D-deficient ratsEffect of neuroleptics on neurogenesis in the vitamin D model

Keilhoff et al. [30]2010Risperidone and haloperidol promoted survival in stem cells in the hippocampus of rats subchronically treated with ketamineEffects of typical and atypical neuroleptics on neurogenesis in the ketamine model