Genetic Approach to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Genetic Approach to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

March 2001 – Vol 3 – No. 1

State of the art

The search for allelic variants that cause monogenic disorders or predispose to common, complex polygenic phenotypes
Stylianos E. Antonarakis, MD, DSc

Basic research

Huntington’s disease: from gene to potential therapy
Hans Lehrach, PhD; Erich E. Wanker, PhD

Recent developments in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapy of prion diseases
Adriano Aguzzi, MD, MRCPath

Genetic basis of cognitive disability
Jonathan Flint, MRCPsych

Pharmacological aspects

Genetics of inherited human epilepsies
Isabelle Gourfinkel-An, MD; Stéphanie Baulac, BS; Alexis Brice, MD; Eric Leguern, MD; PhD; Michel Baulac, MD

Posters & images in neuroscience

Impact of the genome project on the identification of disease genes
Marie-Laure Yaspo, PhD

Clinical research

Incorporation of molecular data and redefinition of phenotype: new approaches to genetic epidemiology of bipolar manic depressive illness and schizophrenia
Elliot S. Gershon, MD; Judith A. Badner, MD; PhD