Advancing Psychiatric Genomics in Latin American Populations
Established in 2019, the Latin American Genomics Consortium is a research initiative focused on promoting the practice of psychiatric genetic research in hopes of understanding the genetic makeup of Latin America. Through our research and collaborations, we hope to uncover the unique genetic elements of psychiatric disorders through Latin Americans.
We strive to provide resources and opportunities for collaboration so that more people can join us in unraveling the genetic makeup of Latin America.
The LAGC has more than 100 active members, representing 9 different Latin American countries, Puerto Rico and the United States.
Opportunity to Create a Change in Genomics Research
Our purpose is to create a more inclusive field by promoting Latin American populations' participation in genomics research.
We are closely related to the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (PGC), with access to US-based (n~70K) and Latin American-based cohorts (n~20K).
The Latin American Genomics Consortium (LAGC) is a leading research organization dedicated to understanding the unique genetic and genomic components of Latin American populations. We are committed to providing our partners with the most up-to-date information and resources to better understand the genetic landscape of this region.
Our research team is comprised of some of the most experienced and knowledgeable experts in the field, and we are passionate about uncovering the unique genetic makeup of Latin Americans. We strive to make our research accessible and applicable to our partners, and to ensure our findings can be used to improve the lives of Latin Americans in meaningful ways.