Genetics of the nervous system

Genetics of the nervous system refers to the study of genetics affecting the development, physiology and functions of the nervous system and diseases thereof.

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    • Sandra Jansen
    • , Ilse M. van der Werf
    • , A. Micheil Innes
    • , Alexandra Afenjar
    • , Pankaj B. Agrawal
    • , Ilse J. Anderson
    • , Paldeep S. Atwal
    • , Ellen van Binsbergen
    • , Marie-José van den Boogaard
    • , Lucia Castiglia
    • , Zeynep H. Coban-Akdemir
    • , Anke van Dijck
    • , Diane Doummar
    • , Albertien M. van Eerde
    • , Anthonie J. van Essen
    • , Koen L. van Gassen
    • , Maria J. Guillen Sacoto
    • , Mieke M. van Haelst
    • , Ivan Iossifov
    • , Jessica L. Jackson
    • , Elizabeth Judd
    • , Charu Kaiwar
    • , Boris Keren
    • , Eric W. Klee
    • , Jolien S. Klein Wassink-Ruiter
    • , Marije E. Meuwissen
    • , Kristin G. Monaghan
    • , Sonja A. de Munnik
    • , Caroline Nava
    • , Charlotte W. Ockeloen
    • , Rosa Pettinato
    • , Hilary Racher
    • , Tuula Rinne
    • , Corrado Romano
    • , Victoria R. Sanders
    • , Rhonda E. Schnur
    • , Eric J. Smeets
    • , Alexander P. A. Stegmann
    • , Asbjørg Stray-Pedersen
    • , David A. Sweetser
    • , Paulien A. Terhal
    • , Kristian Tveten
    • , Grace E. VanNoy
    • , Petra F. de Vries
    • , Jessica L. Waxler
    • , Marcia Willing
    • , Rolph Pfundt
    • , Joris A. Veltman
    • , R. Frank Kooy
    • , Lisenka E. L. M. Vissers
    •  & Bert B. A. de Vries
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    Size and shape of the brain are, among others, influenced by the dimensions of the skull. Here, the authors report genome-wide association studies for head circumference and intracranial volume in children and adults and the identification of nine common or low-frequency variants associated with these traits.

    • Simon Haworth
    • , Chin Yang Shapland
    • , Caroline Hayward
    • , Bram P. Prins
    • , Janine F. Felix
    • , Carolina Medina-Gomez
    • , Fernando Rivadeneira
    • , Carol Wang
    • , Tarunveer S. Ahluwalia
    • , Martine Vrijheid
    • , Mònica Guxens
    • , Jordi Sunyer
    • , Ioanna Tachmazidou
    • , Klaudia Walter
    • , Valentina Iotchkova
    • , Andrew Jackson
    • , Louise Cleal
    • , Jennifer Huffmann
    • , Josine L. Min
    • , Lærke Sass
    • , Paul R. H. J. Timmers
    • , Saeed Al Turki
    • , Carl A. Anderson
    • , Richard Anney
    • , Dinu Antony
    • , María Soler Artigas
    • , Muhammad Ayub
    • , Senduran Bala
    • , Jeffrey C. Barrett
    • , Inês Barroso
    • , Phil Beales
    • , Jamie Bentham
    • , Shoumo Bhattacharya
    • , Ewan Birney
    • , Douglas Blackwood
    • , Martin Bobrow
    • , Elena Bochukova
    • , Patrick F. Bolton
    • , Rebecca Bounds
    • , Chris Boustred
    • , Gerome Breen
    • , Mattia Calissano
    • , Keren Carss
    • , Ruth Charlton
    • , Krishna Chatterjee
    • , Lu Chen
    • , Antonio Ciampi
    • , Sebahattin Cirak
    • , Peter Clapham
    • , Gail Clement
    • , Guy Coates
    • , Massimiliano Cocca
    • , David A. Collier
    • , Catherine Cosgrove
    • , Tony Cox
    • , Nick Craddock
    • , Lucy Crooks
    • , Sarah Curran
    • , David Curtis
    • , Allan Daly
    • , Petr Danecek
    • , Ian N. M. Day
    • , Aaron Day-Williams
    • , Anna Dominiczak
    • , Thomas Down
    • , Yuanping Du
    • , Ian Dunham
    • , Richard Durbin
    • , Sarah Edkins
    • , Rosemary Ekong
    • , Peter Ellis
    • , David M. Evans
    • , I. Sadaf Farooqi
    • , David R. Fitzpatrick
    • , Paul Flicek
    • , James Floyd
    • , A. Reghan Foley
    • , Christopher S. Franklin
    • , Marta Futema
    • , Louise Gallagher
    • , Tom R. Gaunt
    • , Matthias Geihs
    • , Daniel Geschwind
    • , Celia M. T. Greenwood
    • , Heather Griffin
    • , Detelina Grozeva
    • , Xiaosen Guo
    • , Xueqin Guo
    • , Hugh Gurling
    • , Deborah Hart
    • , Audrey E. Hendricks
    • , Peter Holmans
    • , Bryan Howie
    • , Jie Huang
    • , Liren Huang
    • , Tim Hubbard
    • , Steve E. Humphries
    • , Matthew E. Hurles
    • , Pirro Hysi
    • , David K. Jackson
    • , Yalda Jamshidi
    • , Chris Joyce
    • , Konrad J. Karczewski
    • , Jane Kaye
    • , Thomas Keane
    • , John P. Kemp
    • , Karen Kennedy
    • , Alastair Kent
    • , Julia Keogh
    • , Farrah Khawaja
    • , Margriet van Kogelenberg
    • , Anja Kolb-Kokocinski
    • , Genevieve Lachance
    • , Cordelia Langford
    • , Daniel Lawson
    • , Irene Lee
    • , Monkol Lek
    • , Rui Li
    • , Yingrui Li
    • , Jieqin Liang
    • , Hong Lin
    • , Ryan Liu
    • , Jouko Lönnqvist
    • , Luis R. Lopes
    • , Margarida Lopes
    • , Daniel G. MacArthur
    • , Massimo Mangino
    • , Jonathan Marchini
    • , Gaëlle Marenne
    • , John Maslen
    • , Iain Mathieson
    • , Shane McCarthy
    • , Peter McGuffin
    • , Andrew M. McIntosh
    • , Andrew G. McKechanie
    • , Andrew McQuillin
    • , Yasin Memari
    • , Sarah Metrustry
    • , Nicola Migone
    • , Hannah M. Mitchison
    • , Alireza Moayyeri
    • , Andrew Morris
    • , James Morris
    • , Dawn Muddyman
    • , Francesco Muntoni
    • , Kate Northstone
    • , Michael C. O’Donovan
    • , Stephen O’Rahilly
    • , Alexandros Onoufriadis
    • , Karim Oualkacha
    • , Michael J. Owen
    • , Aarno Palotie
    • , Kalliope Panoutsopoulou
    • , Victoria Parker
    • , Jeremy R. Parr
    • , Lavinia Paternoster
    • , Tiina Paunio
    • , Felicity Payne
    • , Stewart J. Payne
    • , John R. B. Perry
    • , Olli Pietilainen
    • , Vincent Plagnol
    • , Rebecca C. Pollitt
    • , David J. Porteous
    • , Sue Povey
    • , Michael A. Quail
    • , Lydia Quaye
    • , F. Lucy Raymond
    • , Karola Rehnström
    • , J. Brent Richards
    • , Cheryl K. Ridout
    • , Susan Ring
    • , Graham R. S. Ritchie
    • , Nicola Roberts
    • , Rachel L. Robinson
    • , David B. Savage
    • , Peter Scambler
    • , Stephan Schiffels
    • , Miriam Schmidts
    • , Nadia Schoenmakers
    • , Richard H. Scott
    • , Robert K. Semple
    • , Eva Serra
    • , Sally I. Sharp
    • , Adam Shaw
    • , Hashem A. Shihab
    • , So-Youn Shin
    • , David Skuse
    • , Kerrin S. Small
    • , Carol Smee
    • , Blair H. Smith
    • , Nicole Soranzo
    • , Lorraine Southam
    • , Olivera Spasic-Boskovic
    • , Timothy D. Spector
    • , David St Clair
    • , Jim Stalker
    • , Elizabeth Stevens
    • , Jianping Sun
    • , Gabriela Surdulescu
    • , Jaana Suvisaari
    • , Petros Syrris
    • , Rohan Taylor
    • , Jing Tian
    • , Martin D. Tobin
    • , Ana M. Valdes
    • , Anthony M. Vandersteen
    • , Parthiban Vijayarangakannan
    • , Peter M. Visscher
    • , Louise V. Wain
    • , James T. R. Walters
    • , Guangbiao Wang
    • , Jun Wang
    • , Yu Wang
    • , Kirsten Ward
    • , Eleanor Wheeler
    • , Tamieka Whyte
    • , Hywel J. Williams
    • , Kathleen A. Williamson
    • , Crispian Wilson
    • , Scott G. Wilson
    • , Kim Wong
    • , ChangJiang Xu
    • , Jian Yang
    • , Feng Zhang
    • , Pingbo Zhang
    • , Hou-Feng Zheng
    • , George Davey Smith
    • , Simon E. Fisher
    • , James F. Wilson
    • , Tim J. Cole
    • , Dietmar Fernandez-Orth
    • , Klaus Bønnelykke
    • , Hans Bisgaard
    • , Craig E. Pennell
    • , Vincent W. V. Jaddoe
    • , George Dedoussis
    • , Nicholas Timpson
    • , Eleftheria Zeggini
    • , Veronique Vitart
    •  & Beate St Pourcain

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