Psychiatric genetics gets a boost

Brion S. Maher, Brien P. Riley, Kenneth S. Kendler

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


Defining the molecular nature of the genetic risk of psychiatric disorders has been notoriously difficult. Now, a flurry of genome-wide association studies for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder provides preliminary evidence for replicated signals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1042-1044
Number of pages3
JournalNature genetics
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics

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