Posts Tagged: Ashkenazi Jewish population

Feinstein Institute Researcher Creates New Genetic Resource

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Will aid in the discovery of genes associated with risk of common diseases Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and other institutions have published the first report from a large-scale effort designed to aid in the discovery of genes associated with risk of common diseases. The initial findings from the Ashkenazi Genome Consortium… read more

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Researchers Identify a New Genetic Risk Factor for Severe Psychiatric Illness

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Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more… read more

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