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    • Fine mapping of type 1 diabetes susceptibility loci and evidence for colocalization of causal variants with lymphoid gene enhancers 

      Onengut-Gumuscu, Suna; Chen, Wei-Min; Burren, Oliver; Cooper, Nick J; Quinlan, Aaron R; Mychaleckyj, Josyf C; Farber, Emily et al. (NPG, 2015-03-09)
      Genetic studies of type 1 diabetes (T1D) have identified 50 susceptibility regions1,2 (www.T1DBase.org) revealing major pathways contributing to risk3, with some loci shared across immune disorders4-6. In order to make ...
    • The genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes. 

      Fuchsberger, Christian; Flannick, Jason; Teslovich, Tanya M; Mahajan, Anubha; Agarwala, Vineeta; Gaulton, Kyle J; Ma, Clement et al. (2016-08)
      The genetic architecture of common traits, including the number, frequency, and effect sizes of inherited variants that contribute to individual risk, has been long debated. Genome-wide association studies have identified ...
    • Genetic variants in novel pathways influence blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk. 

      International Consortium for Blood Pressure Genome-Wide Association Studies,; Ehret, Georg B; Munroe, Patricia B; Rice, Kenneth M; Bochud, Murielle; Johnson, Andrew D; Chasman, Daniel I et al. (2011-09-11)
    • Genetically Determined Height and Coronary Artery Disease 

      Nelson, Christopher P; Hamby, Stephen E; Saleheen, Danish; Hopewell, Jenna C; Zeng, Lingyao; Assimes, Themistocles L; Kanoni, Stavroula et al. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2015-04-23)
      The nature and underlying mechanisms of an inverse association between adult height and the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) are unclear. Methods We used a genetic approach to investigate the association between height ...
    • The genetics of blood pressure regulation and its target organs from association studies in 342,415 individuals. 

      Ehret, Georg B; Ferreira, Teresa; Chasman, Daniel I; Jackson, Anne U; Schmidt, Ellen M; Johnson, Toby; Thorleifsson, Gudmar et al. (2016-10)
    • A genomic approach to therapeutic target validation identifies a glucose-lowering GLP1R variant protective for coronary heart disease 

      Scott, Robert; Freitag, Daniel F; Li, Li; Chu, Audrey Y; Surendran, Praveen; Young, Robin; Grarup, Niels et al. (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016-06-01)
      Regulatory authorities have indicated that new drugs to treat type 2 diabetes (T2D) should not be associated with an unacceptable increase in cardiovascular risk. Human genetics may be able to guide development of antidiabetic ...
    • High-throughput analysis of candidate imprinted genes and allele-specific gene expression in the human term placenta 

      Daelemans, Caroline; Ritchie, Matthew E; Smits, Guillaume; Abu-Amero, Sayeda; Sudbery, Ian M; Forrest, Matthew S; Campino, Susana et al. (2010-04-19)
      Abstract Background Imprinted genes show expression from one parental allele only and are important for development and behaviour. This extreme mode of allelic imbalance has been described for approximately 56 human genes. ...
    • Low-frequency and rare exome chip variants associate with fasting ​glucose and type 2 diabetes susceptibility 

      Wessel, Jennifer; Chu, Audrey Y; Willems, Sara Marie; Wang, Shuai; Yaghootkar, Hanieh; Brody, Jennifer A; Dauriz, Marco et al. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-01-29)
      Fasting ​glucose and ​insulin are intermediate traits for type 2 diabetes. Here we explore the role of coding variation on these traits by analysis of variants on the HumanExome BeadChip in 60,564 non-diabetic individuals ...
    • Meta-analysis identifies common and rare variants influencing blood pressure and overlapping with metabolic trait loci. 

      Liu, Chunyu; Kraja, Aldi T; Smith, Jennifer A; Brody, Jennifer A; Franceschini, Nora; Bis, Joshua C; Rice, Kenneth et al. (2016-10)
    • Novel genetic loci associated with long-term deterioration in blood lipid concentrations and coronary artery disease in European adults. 

      Varga, Tibor V; Kurbasic, Azra; Aine, Mattias; Eriksson, Pontus; Ali, Ashfaq; Hindy, George; Gustafsson, Stefan et al. (2017-08)
      BACKGROUND: Cross-sectional genome-wide association studies have identified hundreds of loci associated with blood lipids and related cardiovascular traits, but few genetic association studies have focused on long-term ...
    • Novel loci associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac death in the context of coronary artery disease. 

      Huertas-Vazquez, Adriana; Nelson, Christopher P; Guo, Xiuqing; Reinier, Kyndaron; Uy-Evanado, Audrey; Teodorescu, Carmen; Ayala, Jo et al. (2013-01)
    • Novel loci for adiponectin levels and their influence on type 2 diabetes and metabolic traits: a multi-ethnic meta-analysis of 45,891 individuals. 

      Dastani, Zari; Hivert, Marie-France; Timpson, Nicholas; Perry, John Richard; Yuan, Xin; Scott, Robert; Henneman, Peter et al. (2012-01)
    • Polymorphism in a lincRNA Associates with a Doubled Risk of Pneumococcal Bacteremia in Kenyan Children 

      Rautanen, Anna; Pirinen, Matti; Mills, Tara C; Rockett, Kirk A; Strange, Amy; Ndungu, Anne W; Naranbhai, Vivek et al. (Cell/Elsevier, 2016-05-26)
      Bacteremia (bacterial bloodstream infection) is a major cause of illness and death in sub-Saharan Africa but little is known about the role of human genetics in susceptibility. We conducted a genome-wide association study ...
    • A principal component meta-analysis on multiple anthropometric traits identifies novel loci for body shape. 

      Ried, Janina S; Jeff M, Janina; Chu, Audrey Y; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L; van Dongen, Jenny; Huffman, Jennifer E; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S et al. (2016-11-23)
    • Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity. 

      Turcot, Valérie; Lu, Yingchang; Highland, Heather M; Schurmann, Claudia; Justice, Anne E; Fine, Rebecca S; Bradfield, Jonathan P et al. (Springer Nature, 2018-01)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified >250 loci for body mass index (BMI), implicating pathways related to neuronal biology. Most GWAS loci represent clusters of common, non-coding variants from which ...
    • Sequence data and association statistics from 12,940 type 2 diabetes cases and controls. 

      Flannick, Jason; Fuchsberger, Christian; Mahajan, Anubha; Teslovich, Tanya M; Agarwala, Vineeta; Gaulton, Kyle J; Caulkins, Lizz et al. (Springer Nature, 2017-12-19)
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    • Trans-ancestry meta-analyses identify rare and common variants associated with blood pressure and hypertension 

      Surendran, Praveen; Drenos, Fotios; Young, Robin; Warren, Helen; Cook, James P; Manning, Alisa K; Grarup, Niels et al. (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 ...