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Bigger Schizophrenia GWAS Reports More Than 100 Hits
21 July 2014. A highly anticipated schizophrenia genome-wide association study published July 21 in Nature identifies 83 novel risk markers and replicates 25 others...
Dopamine dysfunction triggers massive reprogramming of cortex
21 July 2014. A malfunctioning dopamine system can lower expression of nearly 2000 genes in prefrontal cortex neurons...
Evidence Mounts for the Maternal Inflammation Hypothesis of Schizophrenia
15 July 2014. New data from a Finnish birth cohort link higher serum levels of the maternal inflammatory marker C-reactive protein during pregnancy to an elevated risk of schizophrenia in offspring...

GWAS Hits Light Up The Schizophrenia Skyline
Manhattan plot of schizophrenia GWAS.
The "Big" in Big Schizophrenia Genetics just got bigger! With nearly 40,000 cases in their latest genome-wide association study, the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium has just published more than 100 associations for researchers to follow up on. Read Allison Curley and Hakon Heimer's news story and submit your comments on where this leaves us: Does it excite you or fill you with questions, or both?
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Comments - Posted 23 July 2014
Read remarks by Patrick McGorry about Bond GR et al.
PAPER: Employment and educational outcomes in early intervention programmes for early psychosis: a systematic review.
Jobs - Posted 23 July 2014
Postdoctoral Position: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Schizophrenia Center, Department of Psychiatry, Baltimore, MD.
Jobs - Posted 23 July 2014
Research Assistant/Associate: University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences Research Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, Glasgow, UK.
Comments - Posted 22 July 2014
Read remarks by Philip Seeman about Flint J et al.
NEWS: Bigger Schizophrenia GWAS Reports More Than 100 Hits
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Read remarks by Bryan Roth about Flint J et al.
NEWS: Bigger Schizophrenia GWAS Reports More Than 100 Hits
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Read remarks by Francis McMahon about Flint J et al.
NEWS: Bigger Schizophrenia GWAS Reports More Than 100 Hits
July 30, 2014
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