NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers have uncovered 30 novel susceptibility loci for schizophrenia in an analysis of genome-wide association studies of cohorts of Chinese and European individuals.

Some 110 loci have previously been linked to schizophrenia risk, but those studies were conducted primarily using people of European descent and whether these loci also conferred disease risk in other populations hasn't been clear.

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