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Vol. 62, No. 1, 2010
Issue release date: June 2010
Section title: Paper
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Neuropsychobiology 2010;62:72–78
(DOI:10.1159/000314708)

The International Consortium on Lithium Genetics (ConLiGen): An Initiative by the NIMH and IGSLI to Study the Genetic Basis of Response to Lithium Treatment

Schulze T.G.a, g,ε · Alda M.m, ε · Adli M.h, ε · Akula N.a · Ardau R.t · Bui E.T.a · Chillotti C.t · Cichon S.i, ζ · Czerski P.v · Del Zompo M.t, u · Detera-Wadleigh S.D.a · Grof P.n, o, ε · Gruber O.j · Hashimoto R.x, δ · Hauser J.v · Hoban R.b, c · Iwata N.y, δ · Kassem L.a · Kato T.z, δ · Kittel-Schneider S.k · Kliwicki S.w · Kelsoe J.R.b, c · Kusumi I.β, δ · Laje G.a · Leckband S.G.b, d, e · Manchia M.u · MacQueen G.p · Masui T.β, δ · Ozaki N.γ, δ · Perlis R.H.f · Pfennig A.l, ε · Piccardi P.u · Richardson S.a · Rouleau G.q · Reif A.k · Rybakowski J.K.w, ε · Sasse J.l, ε · Schumacher J.a, i · Severino G.u · Smoller J.W.f · Squassina A.u · Turecki G.r · Young L.T.s, ε · Yoshikawa T.α, δ · Bauer M.l, ε · McMahon F.J.a
aGenetic Basis of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Md., bDepartment of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, cDepartment of Psychiatry, VA San Diego Healthcare System, and dDepartment of Pharmacy, VA San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla, Calif., eSkaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego, Calif., and fDepartment of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass., USA; gDepartment of Genetic Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, hDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charité Mitte, Berlin, iDepartment of Genomics, Life and Brain Center and Institute of Human Genetics, University of Bonn, Bonn, jDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Georg-August University, Göttingen, kDepartment of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics, and Psychotherapy, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, and lDepartment of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany; mDepartment of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., nMood Disorders Center of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont., oDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., pDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta., qCHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, and rDepartment of Psychiatry, Douglas Hospital Research Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Que., and sDepartment of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada; tUnit of Clinical Pharmacology, Hospital University Agency, and uDepartment of Neuroscience ‘B.B. Brodie’, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy; vPsychiatric Genetic Unit, and wDepartment of Adult Psychiatry, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland; wOsaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka,yDepartment of Psychiatry, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake,zLaboratory for Molecular Dynamics of Mental Disorders, andαLaboratory for Molecular Psychiatry, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama,βDepartment of Psychiatry, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo,γDepartment of Psychiatry, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan;δThe Japanese Collaborative Group on the Genetics of Lithium Response in Bipolar Disorder;εThe International Group for the Study of Lithium-Treated Patients (IGSLI);ζInstitute of Neurosciences and Medicine (INM-1), Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany
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