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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 […]

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 […]

World of Genomics: Denmark

Beneath the Aurora Borealis lies Denmark (or Danmark in Danish), a picturesque land once home to the mighty Vikings. This […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 10th September

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

High-impact variants have been identified in severe schizophrenia

Researchers have employed an extreme phenotype strategy to focus on the most severely affected individuals with schizophrenia and subsequently identified […]

The largest genetic study of suicide attempt identifies genetic underpinnings

In the largest genetic study of suicide attempt to date, researchers have identified a region of the genome containing variants […]