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Researchers are working to better understand the genetic basis of bipolar disorder and identify potential new treatments.
Researchers in the program are studying genetic differences that contribute to risk of alcohol dependence, and investigating how genetic traits affect an individual's response to medications used to treat alcoholism.
Dr. Biernacka and other researchers are using advanced statistical methods to explore the role of genetics in individual responses to medications.
The team is developing techniques to analyze statistical information and study genetic factors that contribute to complex psychiatric traits.
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