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The role of genomics in OCD

A Mount Sinai-led study has highlighted the contributions of both rare and common variants in the risk for obsessive compulsive […]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked to genetic mutations

A genome-wide study has identified potential risk genes that are associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), confirming the validity of using […]

The genetics behind eating disorders

An international team has studied the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, shedding light on the genetic links between eating […]

How Education may Improve our Physical and Mental Health

A recent Mendelian randomisation study found that genetically higher education level was associated with lower risk of major mental disorders […]

The Shared Genetic Basis of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

A recent study has demonstrated that there are substantial similarities in the structural phenotypes of different neuropsychiatric disorders. Furthermore, they […]

Webinar: Capture the dark genome – From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations

Sequenced genomes retain a surprisingly large number of “dark” regions – sections that have proven difficult to characterise via short-read […]

Genetic map of eight psychiatric disorders released

Around 25% of the world is affected by a psychiatric disorder that can alter their behaviour, social relations and intellectual ability.