Release Notes for Distribution 20.0

Distribution 20.0 of the NIMH Schizophrenia Genetics Initiative contains a total of 54,787 individuals from 22,254 families (37,766 individuals have DNA cell lines available; 17,429 individuals have plasma available). 53,637 individuals in 21,576 families were in the previous distribution (Distribution 19.0).

New in this collection:

  • Study 92 – 32 individuals from 32 families (32 subjects with cell lines and 29 subjects with plasma)
  • Study 122 – 325 individuals from one family (215 subjects with cell lines and 209 subjects with plasma)
  • Updated Study 76 – 10,069 individuals from 8,940 families (9,784 subjects with cell lines and 5,671 subjects with plasma). Note: 9,276 subjects in version 19.0 were replaced by 10,069 subjects in version 20.0.

Investigators will have to submit either the Distribution Agreement or the Amendment (see link at right) to the NIMH Genomics Resources Program Office to gain approval to access the Distribution 19.0 data. Please contact this office at to determine which document must be submitted.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Office of Genomics Research Coordination (OGRC)
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 7180B
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Office: 301-443-7060


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