Genetics Core

The Genetics Core is responsible for preparing genetic data that will be available for download soon and will begin data preparation for extracting planned and novel MRI and PET endophenotypes for use in whole genome association analyses. In addition to planned analyses (e.g., hippocampal atrophy) we plan to employ pattern recognition tools to extract novel phenotypic information.

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Principal Investigator

Andrew J. Saykin, Psy.D.
Indiana University

Dr. Saykin joined the Indiana University School of Medicine faculty in November 2006 as director of a new transdisciplinary center of excellence in neuroimaging. His own NIH and foundation sponsored research program focuses on the use of brain imaging and genomic methods to study mechanisms of memory dysfunction and treatment response in neurological and psychiatric disorders.