Genetic correlation between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and schizophrenia


We have previously shown higher-than-expected rates of schizophrenia in relatives of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), suggesting an aetiological relationship between the diseases. Here, we investigate the genetic relationship between ALS and schizophrenia using genome-wide association study data from over 100,000 unique individuals. Using… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14774


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@inproceedings{McLaughlin2017GeneticCB, title={Genetic correlation between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and schizophrenia}, author={R. McLaughlin and Dick Schijven and Wouter van Rheenen and Kristel R. van Eijk and Margaret O'Brien and Ren{\'e} S. Kahn and Roel A. Ophoff and An Goris and Daniel G Bradley and Ammar Al-Chalabi and Leonard H van den Berg and Jurjen Justin Luykx and Orla Hardiman and Jan H Veldink}, booktitle={Nature communications}, year={2017} }