New Gene Linked to PTSD Identified, Boston University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System Study

Published: Aug 08, 2012

Investigators at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System have identified a new gene linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings, published online in Molecular Psychiatry, indicate that a gene known to play a role in protecting brain cells from the damaging effects of stress may also be involved in the development of PTSD.

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