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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 […]

Schizophrenia polygenic risk scores: The struggle of improving their clinical utility

Researchers have analysed clinical and genetic data from over 8,500 adults with psychiatric disorders, to assess whether schizophrenia polygenic risk […]

Certain gene variations are related to both autism (ASD) and schizophrenia

A recent study has revealed underlying genetic mechanisms behind some of the shared cognitive impairments in both autism spectrum disorder […]

WGS unveils rare structural variants associated with schizophrenia

The genetic basis for schizophrenia has long been studied since the first major study was released over 70 years ago, […]

Machine learning identifies epigenetic markers of Schizophrenia

We know from twin studies that Schizophrenia carries a 80% heritability risk, but haven’t yet managed to deduce exact genetic […]

Understanding the evolution of genome architecture across species

Written by Poppy Jayne Morgan A new study published in BMC biology is unravelling the mystery of genome architecture. Gene […]

Exome sequencing in bipolar disorder identifies new risk gene

A study published in Nature Genetics from a consortium of researchers — the BipEx collaboration — is the largest whole-exome […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer – Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 12th February

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

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 15th January

Below, we have summarised some of the latest news and research across the genomics space – enjoy! Top stories from […]