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Webinar: Genomics Across Diagnostic Boundaries to Improve Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3303757951755922433

Dr. Stephan Ripke will present on the enormous success of Genome Wide Association Analysis in Psychiatry over the last decade. He will also discuss how this knowledge is translating into clinical care of patients with psychiatric disease. Genome-wide association study (GWA study, or GWAS) is a look at a genome-wide set of genetic variants in different people to see if any particular variant is associated with a trait. In GWAS, research scientists typically focus on the association between a single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and major human disease. SNPs are the most common type of genetic variation among people.

Stephan Ripke, M.D., Ph.D.
MGH Simches Research Center
Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit

2015 Young Investigator Grant

2014 Sidney R. Baer, Jr., Prize for Innovative and Promising Schizophrenia Research

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Date:
May 8
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm