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Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
Frontier brain research
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CNCR

Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
Frontier brain research
Top educationhuman genetics
synapse biology
brain circuitry

CNCR

Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research
Frontier brain research
Top educationhuman genetics
synapse biology
brain circuitryFrom genes to behavior
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Polderman & Posthuma publish largest twin study ever

The study analyzed the results from 2,748 studies, containing nearly 18,000 human traits, and is based on information from more than 14.5 million twin pairs. The study is published on May 18, in the leading journal Nature Genetics.

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Study identifies biological mechanisms for psychiatric disorders

Psychiatric disorders – such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression – share genetic risk factors related to histone methylation (involved in DNA regulation) and immune function. This finding is a result of a large international study, including researchers from the VU/VUmc, in which they analyzed genetic data from over 60,000 individuals.

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The CNCR focuses on the mechanistic understanding of gene function in the context of cognitive function.

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We provide Neuroscience research training programs at Bachelor, Master, PhD and Postdoc levels

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