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PGC contributing authors, Patrick Sullivan and Jin Szatkiewicz, Copy Number Variants (CNV) Exome Genotyping in Schizophrenia article published in Molecular Psychiatry, 2013 November.

CNVs of known importance in schizophrenia

CNVs of known importance in schizophrenia

Although copy number variants (CNVs) are important in genomic medicine, CNVs have not been systematically assessed for many complex traits. Several large rare CNVs increase risk for schizophrenia (SCZ) and autism and often demonstrate pleiotropic effects; however, their frequencies in the general population and other complex traits are unknown. Molecular Psychiatry, 2013 Nov; 18(11):1178-84

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