Convergent Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Schizophrenia
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Clinical Science R&D
January 2018 -
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Objective: To identify common and rare genetic variants that increase the risk of schizophrenia (SCZ), and to study their impact on illness risk as well as measures of morbidity in large samples. Background: Schizophrenia is a major cause of disability amongst US veterans as well as worldwide, with an annual public health burden of more than $60 billion. Recent studies have strongly supported the impact of both common and rare variants on illness risk. However, the known genetic risk factors for...