psychiatric conditions Polygenic Risk Score Addition Does Not Improve Models Predicting Schizophrenia Prognosis The findings highlight the need for polygenic risk scores to not only be predictive but also provide additional information that cannot be captured elsewhere more easily. Psychiatric Disorder Risk Affected by Dysregulation of RNA-Binding Proteins Using a deep learning approach to study mutations in target sites of RNA-binding proteins, researchers identified DDHD2 as a candidate schizophrenia risk gene. Genetic Study of Snoring Highlights Ties to Diverse Traits, Behaviors With data from UK Biobank participants, investigators identified dozens of snoring-related genetic loci and links to traits such as weight, smoking, and sleep apnea. Psychiatric Disorders Fall Into Groups With Shared Genetic Contributors in GWAS Meta-Analysis A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of eight psychiatric conditions led to new and known risk loci, and revealed three distinct groups of conditions. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder GWAS in Million Veteran Program Participants Identifies Risk Loci In European American military veterans, the study led to several genetic loci with ties to the severity of a core PTSD symptom known as reexperiencing. May 23, 2019 Anxiety GWAS, Mouse Model Experiments Lead to Potential New Drug Target Feb 25, 2019 Insomnia Studies Reveal New Risk Loci, Related Conditions May 10, 2018 Myriad Pushes for Payor Coverage Based on GeneSight RCT Data Premium Feb 28, 2017 Centers for Common Disease Genomics Program Standardizes Sequencing Analysis Pipeline Premium Aug 3, 2016 Myriad to Acquire Psychiatry-Focused PGx Firm Assurex May 12, 2016 CNSDose Assembling Psychiatric PGx Business Strategy Around Local Distribution Partners Premium Feb 11, 2016 Team Taps Electronic Medical Records to Find Neanderthal Alleles Influencing Human Traits, Disease Feb 4, 2016 New PGx Firm CNSDose to Launch Depression Drug Dosing Test Premium Feb 3, 2016 Cofactor Genomics Acquires Narus Biotechnologies Jan 11, 2016 PAG Presentation Describes Dog Model for OCD; Crowdsourcing Study of Dog Behavior Genetics Dec 11, 2015 MyConnectome Study Takes 'Phenome-Wide' Approach to Understanding Brain Function Sep 22, 2015 Genomind Raises $6M in Funding Round Feb 6, 2015 U Pitt Study Aims to Demonstrate Health, Economic Benefits of PGx for Psychiatric Patients Premium Jul 30, 2014 Broad Plans Large Sequencing Study to ID Personalized Drug Candidates for Psychiatric Disorders Premium Jul 22, 2014 Ted Stanley Pledges $650M to Broad's Stanley Center for Psychiatric Genome Research Jun 11, 2014 Genomind Publishes First Clinical Utility Study Suggesting Genecept Lowers Costs, Improves Adherence Premium Oct 2, 2013 Emory to Lead Genome Sequencing Effort for Psychiatric Disorders Research Project Sep 18, 2013 Millennium Labs Expands Tests to Personalize Psychiatric Treatments Premium Aug 29, 2012 SureGene, PGXL Partner on PGx Test for Antipsychotic Drugs May 16, 2012 Genomind Launches Open Label Study for PGx-Guided Psychiatric Therapy Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.