A Repository of Polygenic Scores


An important output of genome-wide association studies are summary statistics from which it is possible to construct polygenic score (PGS): indices of SNPs that aggregate their explanatory power. Because PGSs are far more... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Aysu Okbay (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  2. Daniel Benjamin (University of Southern California)
  3. Casper Burik (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  4. David Cesarini (New York University)
  5. Edward Kong (Harvard University)
  6. Omeed Maghzian (Harvard University)
  7. Patrick Turley (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Topic Areas

Cognition: Education, Intelligence, Memory, Attention , Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise) , Personality, Temperament, Attitudes, Politics and Religion , Positive Psychology/Wellbeing , Substance use: Alcohol, Nicotine, Drugs


SY-7A » Large-scale genome-wide association studies and applications (16:40 - Friday, 22nd June, Auditorium)

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