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In this week's Nature Neuroscience, a team of British and Chinese scientists reports on the use of genome-wide association studies to identify existing drugs that may be effective for new indications in psychiatry. By comparing transcriptomes imputed from GWAS data with drug-induced gene expression profiles from the Broad Institute's Connectivity Map cellular signal database, the researchers were able to identify drug candidates for repositioning for seven psychiatric disorders.

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