The international team of researchers also examined the genetic ties between personality traits and psychiatric disorders.
Using CNV profiles for more than 40,000 individuals with or without schizophrenia, researchers got a refined look at gains and losses linked to the condition.
In Genome Biology this week: single-cell transcriptomic study of embryonic stem cell differentiation, epigenome-wide association study of schizophrenia, and more.
Blood tests looking for biomarker changes could catch mental illnesses earlier, Newsweek reports.
Through their combined genetic and epigenetic study of schizophrenia, the researchers have generated a list of genes affected by risk factors for the disease.
They found that hippocampal long-term potentiation triggered changes in protein signaling, including to a number of proteins linked to these disorders.
Data from 43 genome-wide association studies have led researchers to individual variants and genetic factors that influence multiple phenotypes and conditions.
A University of Pittsburgh research team used a novel computational approach to uncover the protein interactions, which may be potential treatment targets.
Researchers have found nearly 175 genomic loci that are differentially methylated in people with schizophrenia.
In Nature this week: analysis of nuclear DNA from ancient hominin, epigenetic influence on obesity, and more.
A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.
Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.
A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.