Cracking the genetic code of clinical depression

Next Monday, August 21, 2017 scientists will publish interim data in MJA InSight from the world’s largest genetic investigation into clinical depression.1 The data will reveal how thousands of Australians have been compelled to use guesswork in juggling multiple antidepressants to manage their illness, some of which carry severe side-effects.1 The alarming insights will see study…

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Prof Nick Martin

Head, Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute & Lead Investigator, Australian Genetics of Depression study, BRISBANE Obtaining his Bachelor of Science Degree in Genetics from the University of Adelaide in 1972, followed by his Ph.D. where his thesis explored the classical twin study in human behaviour genetics from the University of Birmingham in…

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