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• #### Sequence data and association statistics from 12,940 type 2 diabetes cases and controls. ﻿

(Springer Nature, 2017-12-19)
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• #### Systematic Evaluation of Pleiotropy Identifies 6 Further Loci Associated With Coronary Artery Disease ﻿

(Elsevier, 2017-02-21)
BACKGROUND: Genome-wide association studies have so far identified 56 loci associated with risk of coronary artery disease (CAD). Many CAD loci show pleiotropy; that is, they are also associated with other diseases or ...
• #### Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension ﻿

(Nature Publishing Group, 2016-09-12)
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature death. However, there is limited knowledge on specific causal genes and pathways. To better understand the genetics of blood pressure, we ...
• #### Use of Repeated Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Measurements to Improve Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction: An Individual-Participant-Data Meta-Analysis ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2017-08-04)
The added value of incorporating information from repeated measurements of blood pressure and cholesterol for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk prediction has not been rigorously assessed. We used data from the Emerging ...
• #### Validation of self-administered nasal swabs and postage for the isolation of $\textit{Staphylococcus aureus}$ ﻿

(Microbiology Society, 2016-12-01)
$\textit{Staphylococcus aureus}$ carriers are at higher risk of $\textit{S. aureus}$ infection and are a reservoir for transmission to others. Detection of nasal $\textit{S. aureus}$ carriage is important for both targeted ...