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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Convergent Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator:

Ayman Fanous

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Objective: To identify common and rare genetic variants that increase the risk of schizophrenia (SCZ), and to study their impact on illness risk as well as measures of morbidity in large samples. Background: Schizophrenia is a major cause of disability amongst US veterans as well as worldwide, with an annual public health burden of more than $60 billion. Recent studies have strongly supported the impact of both common and rare variants on illness risk. However, the known genetic risk factors for...

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