News : 2011 : August

Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Ph.D.

UM Researchers Contribute to Landmark MS Study

Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to multiple sclerosis, providing key insights into the biology of an important and very debilitating neurological disease. Many of the genes implicated in the study are relevant to the immune system, shedding light onto the immunological pathways that underlie the development of multiple sclerosis.

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UM Researchers Contribute to Landmark MS Study

August 10, 2011 — UM Researchers Contribute to Landmark MS Study. Critical insight provided into the disease mechanisms behind multiple sclerosis…

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Schizophrenia Cause: Neural Circuits, Not Mom

August 8, 2011 – An unlucky collection of tiny changes in the genetic code causes most cases of schizophrenia, a game-changing new study finds…

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New Technology Identifies Genes Behind Rare Eye Disorder

August 3, 2011 — Last summer, a team led by Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., director of the HIHG, and Byron Lam, M.D…

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