by Cynthia M. Bulik PhD This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about recent results from the Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative study published in Nature Genetics. Part 1 details our results, Part 2 the process, and Part 3 is an interview with Dr. Patrick Sullivan about the future of eating disorders genetics research. Recently Dr. June Alexander asked me … Continue reading Personal reflections and what the ANGI results mean for patients, families, and clinicians today
by Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD This is the first of a four-part blog series discussing the results and process of ANGI and our planned next steps in studying the genetics of eating disorders. We are thrilled to report that the work of the Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative has come to fruition! Our paper entitled, “Genome-wide … Continue reading The results from ANGI
On October 13, 2016, many of us who worked with the Swedish part of the ANGI study gathered to celebrate achieving our goal of collecting over 4000 blood samples in Sweden from people with anorexia nervosa.
On October 12, the television news-show Aktuellt showed an interview with professor Cynthia Bulik about the ANGI-project. Bulik, who is the leading researcher in eating disorders and director of the American ANGI, was interviewed at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm.
The website for ANGI Sweden, ANGI.se, is now being launched. It will enable everyone to participate in the ANGI study. ANGI.se will provide information about the study and one will also be able to contribute with information by completing a web survey on the site.