In Michael Gross's recent article ('Mind the genome diversity gap'), he rightly states that global health equity demands an overhaul of the current approach to genetic analysis of psychiatric conditions, which relies heavily on European sample collections. Unfortunately, the article missed the mark in its description of work undertaken by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and collaborative partners in Africa and Asia that aims to change the status quo.
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Steven Hyman is Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute, where his goal is to drive the genetics of schizophrenia to the point of diminishing returns with respect to biological information, with bipolar disorder following closely behind.

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