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Meta-analysis of 74,046 individuals identifies 11 new susceptibility loci for Alzheimer's disease
In addition to the APOE locus (encoding apolipoprotein E), 19 loci reached genome-wide significance (P < 5 × 10−8) in the combined stage 1 and stage 2 analysis, of which 11 are newly associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Biological Insights From 108 Schizophrenia-Associated Genetic Loci
Associations at DRD2 and several genes involved in glutamatergic neurotransmission highlight molecules of known and potential therapeutic relevance to schizophrenia, and are consistent with leading pathophysiological hypotheses.
Genome-wide association study of 14,000 cases of seven common diseases and 3,000 shared controls
This study has demonstrated that careful use of a shared control group represents a safe and effective approach to GWA analyses of multiple disease phenotypes; generated a genome-wide genotype database for future studies of common diseases in the British population; and shown that, provided individuals with non-European ancestry are excluded, the extent of population stratification in theBritish population is generally modest.
Genome-wide association study identifies variants at CLU and PICALM associated with Alzheimer's disease
A two-stage genome-wide association study of Alzheimer's disease involving over 16,000 individuals found strong evidence for association to APOE, and observed more variants associated at p< 1×10 − 5 than expected by chance.
Common variants in ABCA7, MS4A6A/MS4A4E, EPHA1, CD33 and CD2AP are associated with Alzheimer’s disease
Meta-analyses of all data provided compelling evidence that ABCA7 and the MS4A gene cluster are new Alzheimer's disease susceptibility loci and independent evidence for association for three loci reported by the ADGC, which, when combined, showed genome-wide significance.
Genome-wide association analyses identify 44 risk variants and refine the genetic architecture of major depression
A genome-wide association meta-analysis of individuals with clinically assessed or self-reported depression identifies 44 independent and significant loci and finds important relationships of genetic risk for major depression with educational attainment, body mass, and schizophrenia.
Identification of risk loci with shared effects on five major psychiatric disorders: a genome-wide analysis
Letter abstract - Genome-wide association study identifies variants at CLU and PICALM associated with Alzheimer's Disease
A two-stage genome-wide association study of Alzheimer's disease involving over 16,000 individuals, the most powerful AD GWAS to date, produced compelling evidence for association with Alzheimer's Disease in the combined dataset.
Genome-wide association study identifies five new schizophrenia loci
The role of common genetic variation in schizophrenia in a genome-wide association study of substantial size is examined, suggesting MIR137-mediated dysregulation as a previously unknown etiologic mechanism in schizophrenia.
Common schizophrenia alleles are enriched in mutation-intolerant genes and in regions under strong background selection
A new genome-wide association study of schizophrenia is reported, and through meta-analysis with existing data and integrating genomic fine-mapping with brain expression and chromosome conformation data, 50 novel associated loci and 145 loci are identified.