A genome-wide association study including some 38,000 cases and 113,000 controls has linked 108 loci to schizophrenia, the authors report in Nature today.

Of those loci, the Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium led by Cardiff University's Michael O'Donovan notes that 83 loci had not been previously linked to the disease.

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