News : 2011 : February

Amanda Myers, Ph.D.

UM Researchers Identify Genetic Link to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Identifying who is at risk for developing PTSD after a traumatic event, such as rape, combat, or natural disaster, is essential to determining appropriate treatment. A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researcher and her collaborators published findings on February 23 in the prestigious journal Nature about a new gene linked to PTSD.

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