UCLA Team Identifies Key Genes Involved in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | GenomeWeb

A University of California, Los Angeles, research team may have uncovered data that could lead to new diagnostic tests for post-traumatic stress disorder. Armen Goenjian, a professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, headed up a team that analyzed DNA from 200 adults across multiple generations of 12 extended Armenian families who reported suffering from PTSD after an earthquake struck the northern part of the country in 1988. The results of their study were published in the April issue of the Journal of Affective Disorders.

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