Genome-wide association study identifies 30 genes linked to bipolar disorder

A global team of researchers have identified 30 areas of the human genome where variations in genetic code can increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder. The study, conducted by the Bipolar Disorder Workgroup of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, compared genetic variations in over 29,000 people with bipolar disorder, including more than 4,000 from the Read More …

Sharing our research findings…

Members of BDRN have been out and about sharing some of the findings from our research during February and March.  For example, in February Dr Kath Gordon-Smith and Professor Lisa Jones were invited to speak to members of the Worcester Bipolar UK Support Group, and in March Professor Lisa Jones and Professor Ian Jones were Read More …