Electronic Health Records Are the Next Frontier for the Genetics of Substance Use Disorders.
- Author(s): Sanchez-Roige, Sandra;
- Palmer, Abraham A
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168952519300174?via%3Dihub
Compared with other psychiatric disorders of similar heritabilities, the progress of substance use disorders (SUD) genetics has been slow. With the growing availability of large-scale biobanks with extensive phenotypes from electronic health records (EHR) and genotypes across millions of individuals, this platform is the next tool to accelerate SUD genetics research.