The NINDS Stroke Genetics Network: a genome-wide association study of ischemic stroke and its subtypes

NINDS Stroke Genetics Network (SiGN), International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC)

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Abstract

The discovery of disease-associated loci through genome-wide association studies (GWAS) is the leading approach to the identification of novel biological pathways for human disease. To date, GWAS have had been limited by relatively small sample sizes and yielded relatively few loci associated with ischemic stroke The National Institute of Neurological Disorders Stroke Genetics Network (NINDS-SiGN) is an international consortium that has taken a systematic approach to phenotyping and produced the largest ischemic stroke GWAS to date.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-184
JournalThe Lancet Neurology
Volume15
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished or Issued - Feb 2016

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