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Behavioral impact of return of genetic test results for complex disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan. 18, 2019

IBG graduate student Maia Frieser, faculty Fellow Scott Vrieze, and colleague published a meta analysis reporting that after genetic testing carriers of genetic risk factors for complex diseases show significant behavior changes after six months when compared to noncarriers.

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Registration is now open for the 2019 Statistical Genetics Workshop

Oct. 8, 2018

Registration for the 2019 International Workshop On Statistical Genetic Methods For Human Complex Traits advanced course is now open.

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Matt McQueen received the 2018 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for leadership and service

Sept. 28, 2018

Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology and IBG Faculty Fellow, Matt McQueen, received the 2018 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for leadership and service: "Through his research at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at CU Boulder, he started studying addiction, impulsivity and disinhibition. He also directs the Public Health Program and Epidemiology Laboratory."

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A genetically informative analysis of the association between dyadic adjustment, depressive symptoms, and anxiety symptoms

Sept. 15, 2018

IBG researchers Alta du Pont, Soo Rhee, and colleagues find that the association between dyadic (e.g., marital) adjustment and symptoms of depression and anxiety is largely due to common nonshared environmental influences, such as partners’ characteristics.

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HIgh Risk of Death Among Teens with Conduct Disorder and Substance Abuse

Aug. 9, 2018

IBG graduate student, Richard Border , and IBG Faculty Fellow, Dr. Soo Rhee , and their colleagues report on the strikingly high risk of early death among teens with conduct disorder and substance abuse. Original article in Addiction CU Boulder Today article Science Daily article