psychiatric conditions 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. Anxiety GWAS, Mouse Model Experiments Lead to Potential New Drug Target With a large genome-wide association study, researchers identified several significant associations in PDE4B, a gene with expression shifts in brain samples from stressed mice. 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 Mar 19, 2012 Denmark Heads $21.5M Psychiatric Consortium that Includes BGI and Decode Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.