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Neurological & Psychological Disorders

News on research and diagnostic developments in neuroscience.

Prescient will further the development and commercialization of the Infiniti Neural Response Panel to identify patients who may be at risk for opioid use disorder.

To understand the evolution of brain conditions and other traits, investigators plan to sequence human and pathogen DNA in thousands of samples from Europe.

The researchers plan to analyze clinical records and genetic data from whole-exome sequencing for more than 3,000 patients using DNAnexus' Apollo platform.

The researchers uncovered disease-linked genes that are expressed in certain cells and disease stages and discovered various gene expression modules.

Researchers focused in on strong candidate genes in schizophrenia with brain anatomy, brain activity, and behavioral screens on a large set of zebrafish mutants.

Wired reports on how genetic genealogy's use in forensics has exploded in the year since an arrest in the Golden State Killer case was made.

Retraction Watch reports that the increase in retracted papers at a journal is due to more resources there to tackle publication ethics.

New York City has settled with a forensic scientist who was fired after questioning a DNA testing approach used by the medical examiner's office, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.

Jun
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This webinar will provide an overview of polygenic risk scores, which aggregate dozens of genetic variants that have been linked to disease risk in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) into a single score.