genome-wide association study
New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified
New Genetic Stroke-Risk Factors Identified
Catherine Offord | Mar 13, 2018
Analysis of DNA samples from more than 520,000 people brings the number of known stroke-risk loci to 32. 
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Pooling Consumer Genetic Data, Researchers ID Links to Depression
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 2, 2016
Access to data from thousands of genotyping customers helped scientists detect novel associations with the disorder across the genome.
Getting to the Root
Getting to the Root
Catherine Offord | Mar 2, 2016
A study reveals the genes underpinning hair’s characteristics, from its color to its tendency to grow on the face.
Reduced Risk?
Reduced Risk?
Molly Sharlach | Oct 22, 2014
A genome-wide association study identifies a SNP that could help explain the relatively low rates of breast cancer among Latina women.
Java Genes?
Java Genes?
Molly Sharlach | Oct 8, 2014
Eight genetic loci could partially explain why some people drink more coffee than others.
Getting Down to Business
Getting Down to Business
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2014
Is there a genetic component to entrepreneurial success?
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
Megan Scudellari | Nov 1, 2013
Researchers are piecing together the devilishly complex sets of genetic alterations underlying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Mental Disorders Overlap in Genetic Etiology
Mental Disorders Overlap in Genetic Etiology
Kerry Grens | Aug 12, 2013
Genome-wide datasets reveal varying degrees of genetic similarity among five common psychiatric illnesses.
Key Mental Illness Genes Found
Key Mental Illness Genes Found
Bob Grant | Mar 4, 2013
A large genome-wide study has identified four single-nucleotide polymorphisms shared between five major psychiatric disorders.
Combing the Cancer Genome
Carina Storrs | Mar 1, 2012
A guided tour through the main online resources for analyzing cancer genomics data