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Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D., FRANZCP - Brain & behavior research expert on suicide
June 11, 2015

In July 2014, the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium published a landmark paper that identified over 100 different genetic clues for schizophrenia. This paper used genetic information from 36,000 people with schizophrenia. The Consortium is now doing genetic assays to increase this number to 62,000 people with schizophrenia. We expect to complete this work in a few months, and the results should be available in 2016. Right now, we are now writing a grant application to increase this number to 100,000 people with schizophrenia. We hope to complete this work within four years.

Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D., FRANZCP
2014 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research
Karolinska Institutet & University of North Carolina

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