A Problem With Energy-Producing Mitochondria May Increase Risk for Schizophrenia
One of the most important objectives in brain research is to understand in detail how genetic abnormalities impact the ability of brain cells and circuits to function properly. This is one of the… Read More
Large Genome Study Finds a ‘General Addiction Risk Factor’ Commonly Inherited Across Multiple Substance-Use Disorders
In recent years, studies involving large numbers of individuals have identified numerous locations in the human genome where commonly occurring variations in DNA sequence are associated with… Read More
Genome Comparisons Reveal DNA Risk Variants Differ in People of East Asian vs. European Ancestry
An analysis of multiple genome-wide studies making associations between depression and "risk" locations in the human genome has provided a vivid demonstration that results can vary substantially… Read More
The First Robust Genetic Markers for ADHD Are Reported
After years of trying, researchers say they have now succeeded in discovering specific areas of the human genome that contain variations in DNA sequence that are robustly associated with risk for… Read More