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Extracellular vesicles: possible biomarkers of psychiatric disorders

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer. Identifying the molecular changes associated with mental health disorders will pave the way for […]

A Spotlight On: Risk Genes for Psychiatric Disorders – Derek Morris

Derek Morris, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Galway, joins us to discuss the genetics behind psychiatric […]

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 […]

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.

FoG 2020 Presentation Rona Strawbridge, University of Glasgow: Genetics of suicidal behaviour: novel findings, relation to psychiatric disorders and impact on completed suicid

Since completing my PhD, I have been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases. Much of my career has […]

New genes implicated in general substance use disorders

A recent study has identified multiple loci associated with general addiction risk. The research, published this week in Nature Mental […]

Can we be genetically predisposed to psychiatric disease and addiction?

A recent study, published in NeuroResource, has used single-nucleus transcriptome analysis to identify cell-type-specific molecular signatures in the brain that […]

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 […]

Genetic Clues for PTSD and Major Depression Discovered

A recent study, published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, has shed light on the mechanisms behind the brain’s response to stress in those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). The implications of this study are far-reaching, from improving our understanding of the cellular and molecular basis of PTSD and MDD to potentially revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of these challenging neuropsychiatric disorders. The findings open up exciting avenues for further research, personalized medicine, and the development of targeted therapeutic interventions.

Genomics Week in Brief: Week ending 1st December

It’s been a busy week in the genomics world, and we know that keeping up can be tough. In Week […]