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  • 151. Pattaro, Cristian
    et al.
    Koettgen, Anna
    Teumer, Alexander
    Garnaas, Maija
    Boeger, Carsten A.
    Fuchsberger, Christian
    Olden, Matthias
    Chen, Ming-Huei
    Tin, Adrienne
    Taliun, Daniel
    Li, Man
    Gao, Xiaoyi
    Gorski, Mathias
    Yang, Qiong
    Hundertmark, Claudia
    Foster, Meredith C.
    O'Seaghdha, Conall M.
    Glazer, Nicole
    Isaacs, Aaron
    Liu, Ching-Ti
    Smith, Albert V.
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R.
    Struchalin, Maksim
    Tanaka, Toshiko
    Li, Guo
    Johnson, Andrew D.
    Gierman, Hinco J.
    Feitosa, Mary
    Hwang, Shih-Jen
    Atkinson, Elizabeth J.
    Lohman, Kurt
    Cornelis, Marilyn C.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Toenjes, Anke
    Dehghan, Abbas
    Chouraki, Vincent
    Holliday, Elizabeth G.
    Sorice, Rossella
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Lehtimaeki, Terho
    Esko, Tonu
    Deshmukh, Harshal
    Ulivi, Sheila
    Chu, Audrey Y.
    Murgia, Federico
    Trompet, Stella
    Imboden, Medea
    Kollerits, Barbara
    Pistis, Giorgio
    Harris, Tamara B.
    Launer, Lenore J.
    Aspelund, Thor
    Eiriksdottir, Gudny
    Mitchell, Braxton D.
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Schmidt, Helena
    Cavalieri, Margherita
    Rao, Madhumathi
    Hu, Frank B.
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Oostra, Ben A.
    de Andrade, Mariza
    Turner, Stephen T.
    Ding, Jingzhong
    Andrews, Jeanette S.
    Freedman, Barry I.
    Koenig, Wolfgang
    Illig, Thomas
    Doering, Angela
    Wichmann, H. -Erich
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Zemunik, Tatijana
    Boban, Mladen
    Minelli, Cosetta
    Wheeler, Heather E.
    Igl, Wilmar
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Zaboli, Ghazal
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Wild, Sarah H.
    Wright, Alan F.
    Campbell, Harry
    Ellinghaus, David
    Nothlings, Ute
    Jacobs, Gunnar
    Biffar, Reiner
    Endlich, Karlhans
    Ernst, Florian
    Homuth, Georg
    Kroemer, Heyo K.
    Nauck, Matthias
    Stracke, Sylvia
    Voelker, Uwe
    Voelzke, Henry
    Kovacs, Peter
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Magi, Reedik
    Hofman, Albert
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Aulchenko, Yurii S.
    Polasek, Ozren
    Hastie, Nick
    Vitart, Veronique
    Helmer, Catherine
    Wang, Jie Jin
    Ruggiero, Daniela
    Bergmann, Sven
    Kaehoenen, Mika
    Viikari, Jorma
    Nikopensius, Tiit
    Province, Michael
    Ketkar, Shamika
    Colhoun, Helen
    Doney, Alex
    Robino, Antonietta
    Giulianini, Franco
    Kraemer, Bernhard K.
    Portas, Laura
    Ford, Ian
    Buckley, Brendan M.
    Adam, Martin
    Thun, Gian-Andri
    Paulweber, Bernhard
    Haun, Margot
    Sala, Cinzia
    Metzger, Marie
    Mitchell, Paul
    Ciullo, Marina
    Kim, Stuart K.
    Vollenweider, Peter
    Raitakari, Olli
    Metspalu, Andres
    Palmer, Colin
    Gasparini, Paolo
    Pirastu, Mario
    Jukema, J. Wouter
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole M.
    Kronenberg, Florian
    Toniolo, Daniela
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Shuldiner, Alan R.
    Coresh, Josef
    Schmidt, Reinhold
    Ferrucci, Luigi
    Siscovick, David S.
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Borecki, Ingrid
    Kardia, Sharon L. R.
    Liu, Yongmei
    Curhan, Gary C.
    Rudan, Igor
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Wilson, James F.
    Franke, Andre
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Rettig, Rainer
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Witteman, Jacqueline C. M.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Ridker, Paul
    Parsa, Afshin
    Bochud, Murielle
    Heid, Iris M.
    Goessling, Wolfram
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Kao, W. H. Linda
    Fox, Caroline S.
    Genome-Wide Association and Functional Follow-Up Reveals New Loci for Kidney Function2012Inngår i: PLoS Genetics, ISSN 1553-7390, Vol. 8, nr 3, s. e1002584-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an important public health problem with a genetic component. We performed genomewide association studies in up to 130,600 European ancestry participants overall, and stratified for key CKD risk factors. We uncovered 6 new loci in association with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), the primary clinical measure of CKD, in or near MPPED2, DDX1, SLC47A1, CDK12, CASP9, and INO80. Morpholino knockdown of mpped2 and casp9 in zebrafish embryos revealed podocyte and tubular abnormalities with altered dextran clearance, suggesting a role for these genes in renal function. By providing new insights into genes that regulate renal function, these results could further our understanding of the pathogenesis of CKD.

  • 152. Pattaro, Cristian
    et al.
    Teumer, Alexander
    Gorski, Mathias
    Chu, Audrey Y
    Li, Man
    Mijatovic, Vladan
    Garnaas, Maija
    Tin, Adrienne
    Sorice, Rossella
    Li, Yong
    Taliun, Daniel
    Olden, Matthias
    Foster, Meredith
    Yang, Qiong
    Chen, Ming-Huei
    Pers, Tune H
    Johnson, Andrew D
    Ko, Yi-An
    Fuchsberger, Christian
    Tayo, Bamidele
    Nalls, Michael
    Feitosa, Mary F
    Isaacs, Aaron
    Dehghan, Abbas
    d'Adamo, Pio
    Adeyemo, Adebowale
    Dieffenbach, Aida Karina
    Zonderman, Alan B
    Nolte, Ilja M
    van der Most, Peter J
    Wright, Alan F
    Shuldiner, Alan R
    Morrison, Alanna C
    Hofman, Albert
    Smith, Albert V
    Dreisbach, Albert W
    Franke, Andre
    Uitterlinden, Andre G
    Metspalu, Andres
    Tonjes, Anke
    Lupo, Antonio
    Robino, Antonietta
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Kollerits, Barbara
    Freedman, Barry I
    Ponte, Belen
    Oostra, Ben A
    Paulweber, Bernhard
    Krämer, Bernhard K
    Mitchell, Braxton D
    Buckley, Brendan M
    Peralta, Carmen A
    Hayward, Caroline
    Helmer, Catherine
    Rotimi, Charles N
    Shaffer, Christian M
    Müller, Christian
    Sala, Cinzia
    van Duijn, Cornelia M
    Saint-Pierre, Aude
    Ackermann, Daniel
    Shriner, Daniel
    Ruggiero, Daniela
    Toniolo, Daniela
    Lu, Yingchang
    Cusi, Daniele
    Czamara, Darina
    Ellinghaus, David
    Siscovick, David S
    Ruderfer, Douglas
    Gieger, Christian
    Grallert, Harald
    Rochtchina, Elena
    Atkinson, Elizabeth J
    Holliday, Elizabeth G
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Salvi, Erika
    Bottinger, Erwin P
    Murgia, Federico
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Ernst, Florian
    Kronenberg, Florian
    Hu, Frank B
    Navis, Gerjan J
    Curhan, Gary C
    Ehret, George B
    Homuth, Georg
    Coassin, Stefan
    Thun, Gian-Andri
    Pistis, Giorgio
    Gambaro, Giovanni
    Malerba, Giovanni
    Montgomery, Grant W
    Eiriksdottir, Gudny
    Jacobs, Gunnar
    Li, Guo
    Wichmann, H-Erich
    Campbell, Harry
    Schmidt, Helena
    Wallaschofski, Henri
    Völzke, Henry
    Brenner, Hermann
    Kroemer, Heyo K
    Kramer, Holly
    Lin, Honghuang
    Mateo Leach, I
    Ford, Ian
    Guessous, Idris
    Rudan, Igor
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Borecki, Ingrid
    Heid, Iris M
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Persico, Ivana
    Jukema, J Wouter
    Wilson, James F
    Felix, Janine F
    Divers, Jasmin
    Lambert, Jean-Charles
    Stafford, Jeanette M
    Gaspoz, Jean-Michel
    Smith, Jennifer A
    Faul, Jessica D
    Wang, Jie Jin
    Ding, Jingzhong
    Hirschhorn, Joel N
    Attia, John
    Whitfield, John B
    Chalmers, John
    Viikari, Jorma
    Coresh, Josef
    Denny, Joshua C
    Karjalainen, Juha
    Fernandes, Jyotika K
    Endlich, Karlhans
    Butterbach, Katja
    Keene, Keith L
    Lohman, Kurt
    Portas, Laura
    Launer, Lenore J
    Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka
    Yengo, Loic
    Franke, Lude
    Ferrucci, Luigi
    Rose, Lynda M
    Kedenko, Lyudmyla
    Rao, Madhumathi
    Struchalin, Maksim
    Kleber, Marcus E
    Cavalieri, Margherita
    Haun, Margot
    Cornelis, Marilyn C
    Ciullo, Marina
    Pirastu, Mario
    de Andrade, Mariza
    McEvoy, Mark A
    Woodward, Mark
    Adam, Martin
    Cocca, Massimiliano
    Nauck, Matthias
    Imboden, Medea
    Waldenberger, Melanie
    Pruijm, Menno
    Metzger, Marie
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Evans, Michele K
    Sale, Michele M
    Kähönen, Mika
    Boban, Mladen
    Bochud, Murielle
    Rheinberger, Myriam
    Verweij, Niek
    Bouatia-Naji, Nabila
    Martin, Nicholas G
    Hastie, Nick
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole
    Soranzo, Nicole
    Devuyst, Olivier
    Raitakari, Olli
    Gottesman, Omri
    Franco, Oscar H
    Polasek, Ozren
    Gasparini, Paolo
    Munroe, Patricia B
    Ridker, Paul M
    Mitchell, Paul
    Muntner, Paul
    Meisinger, Christa
    Smit, Johannes H
    Kovacs, Peter
    Wild, Philipp S
    Froguel, Philippe
    Rettig, Rainer
    Mägi, Reedik
    Biffar, Reiner
    Schmidt, Reinhold
    Middelberg, Rita P S
    Carroll, Robert J
    Penninx, Brenda W
    Scott, Rodney J
    Katz, Ronit
    Sedaghat, Sanaz
    Wild, Sarah H
    Kardia, Sharon L R
    Ulivi, Sheila
    Hwang, Shih-Jen
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Kloiber, Stefan
    Trompet, Stella
    Stengel, Benedicte
    Hancock, Stephen J
    Turner, Stephen T
    Rosas, Sylvia E
    Stracke, Sylvia
    Harris, Tamara B
    Zeller, Tanja
    Zemunik, Tatijana
    Lehtimäki, Terho
    Illig, Thomas
    Aspelund, Thor
    Nikopensius, Tiit
    Esko, Tonu
    Tanaka, Toshiko
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Völker, Uwe
    Emilsson, Valur
    Vitart, Veronique
    Aalto, Ville
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Chouraki, Vincent
    Chen, Wei-Min
    Igl, Wilmar
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    März, Winfried
    Koenig, Wolfgang
    Lieb, Wolfgang
    Loos, Ruth J F
    Liu, Yongmei
    Snieder, Harold
    Pramstaller, Peter P
    Parsa, Afshin
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R
    Susztak, Katalin
    Hamet, Pavel
    Tremblay, Johanne
    de Boer, Ian H
    Böger, Carsten A
    Goessling, Wolfram
    Chasman, Daniel I
    Köttgen, Anna
    Kao, W H Linda
    Fox, Caroline S
    Genetic associations at 53 loci highlight cell types and biological pathways relevant for kidney function2016Inngår i: Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, E-ISSN 2041-1723, Vol. 7, artikkel-id 10023Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Reduced glomerular filtration rate defines chronic kidney disease and is associated with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. We conducted a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), combining data across 133,413 individuals with replication in up to 42,166 individuals. We identify 24 new and confirm 29 previously identified loci. Of these 53 loci, 19 associate with eGFR among individuals with diabetes. Using bioinformatics, we show that identified genes at eGFR loci are enriched for expression in kidney tissues and in pathways relevant for kidney development and transmembrane transporter activity, kidney structure, and regulation of glucose metabolism. Chromatin state mapping and DNase I hypersensitivity analyses across adult tissues demonstrate preferential mapping of associated variants to regulatory regions in kidney but not extra-renal tissues. These findings suggest that genetic determinants of eGFR are mediated largely through direct effects within the kidney and highlight important cell types and biological pathways.

  • 153. Phongsavan, Keokedthong
    et al.
    Gustavsson, Inger
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Marions, Lena
    Phengsavanh, Alongkone
    Wahlstrom, Rolf
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Detection of Human Papillomavirus Among Women in Laos Feasibility of Using Filter Paper Card and Prevalence of High-Risk Types2012Inngår i: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, ISSN 1048-891X, E-ISSN 1525-1438, Vol. 22, nr 8, s. 1398-1406Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Background: Persistent infection with high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) is a well-recognized cause of cervical cancer, but little is known about the situation in Laos. The aims of the study were to determine the prevalence of HR-HPV among Lao women and to evaluate the use of a filter paper card (FTA Elute Micro Card) for collection of cervical cells in the humid tropical climate. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study including 1922 women from 3 provinces in Laos. During a gynecological examination, cervical cells were collected and applied to the FTA card followed by HPV typing using a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assay. Results: Overall, 213 of the 1922 women were positive for HR-HPV (11%). The most common type was the group HPV33/52/58 (3%), followed by the single type 16 (2%) and the group 18/45 (1%), respectively. Only 11 cards (0.6%) did not contain a sufficient amount of genomic DNA for polymerase chain reaction-based analysis. Conclusions: The prevalence of HR-HPV infections in Laos is similar to other Asian countries, and 40% of the women with an HR-HPV infection will be target of the present HPV vaccines. The FTA card is suitable for collection of cervical cells for HR-HPV typing in tropical conditions. This information is important for planning and establishing primary and secondary prevention of cervical cancer in Laos.

  • 154. Pichler, Irene
    et al.
    Schwienbacher, Christine
    Zanon, Alessandra
    Fuchsberger, Christian
    Serafin, Alice
    Facheris, Maurizio F.
    Marroni, Fabio
    Pattaro, Cristian
    Shen, Yiping
    Tellgren-Roth, Christian
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Gusella, James F.
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Fine-Mapping of Restless Legs Locus 4 (RLS4) Identifies a Haplotype over the SPATS2L and KCTD18 Genes2013Inngår i: Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, ISSN 0895-8696, E-ISSN 1559-1166, Vol. 49, nr 3, s. 600-605Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sleep-related movement disorder that affects up to 15 % of the population. Linkage studies have identified several genomic loci in single families (12q, 14q, 9p, 2q, 20p and 16p, respectively). However, confirmation of these loci has not always been achieved, and causative mutations have not yet been identified. The locus on chromosome 2q33 (RLS4) was identified in two South Tyrolean families who shared a haplotype of microsatellite marker alleles across an 8.2-cM region. To pinpoint the gene localisation within RLS4, additional families from the same geographic region were evaluated, and linkage was replicated in one family. Within the candidate region, we initially found a haplotype of 23 single nucleotide polymorphism markers spanning 131.6 Kb shared by all affected members of the three linked families. Using a next generation sequencing approach, we further restricted the shared candidate region to 46.9 Kb over the potassium channel-related gene KCTD18 and exons 10-13 of SPATS2L.

  • 155. Polasek, Ozren
    et al.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Bellenguez, Celine
    Vitart, Veronique
    Kolcić, Ivana
    McQuillan, Ruth
    Saftić, Vanja
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Wilson, James F.
    Rudan, Igor
    Wright, Alan F.
    Campbell, Harry
    Leutenegger, Anne-Louise
    Comparative assessment of methods for estimating individual genome-wide homozygosity-by-descent from human genomic data2010Inngår i: BMC Genomics, ISSN 1471-2164, E-ISSN 1471-2164, Vol. 11, nr 1, s. 139-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Background: Genome-wide homozygosity estimation from genomic data is becoming an increasingly interesting research topic. The aim of this study was to compare different methods for estimating individual homozygosity-by-descent based on the information from human genome-wide scans rather than genealogies. We considered the four most commonly used methods and investigated their applicability to single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data in both a simulation study and by using the human genotyped data. A total of 986 inhabitants from the isolated Island of Vis, Croatia (where inbreeding is present, but no pedigree-based inbreeding was observed at the level of F > 0.0625) were included in this study. All individuals were genotyped with the Illumina HumanHap300 array with 317,503 SNP markers.Results: Simulation data suggested that multi-point FEstim is the method most strongly correlated to true homozygosity-by-descent. Correlation coefficients between the homozygosity-by-descent estimates were high but only for inbred individuals, with nearly absolute correlation between single-point measures.Conclusions: Deciding who is really inbred is a methodological challenge where multi-point approaches can be very helpful once the set of SNP markers is filtered to remove linkage disequilibrium. The use of several different methodological approaches and hence different homozygosity measures can help to distinguish between homozygosity-by-state and homozygosity-by-descent in studies investigating the effects of genomic autozygosity on human health.

  • 156.
    Prokunina, Ludmila
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Castillejo-Lopez, Casimiro
    Uppsala universitet, Teknisk-naturvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Biologiska sektionen, Institutionen för fysiologi och utvecklingsbiologi.
    Öberg, Fredrik
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Gunnarsson, Iva
    Berg, Louise
    Magnusson, Veronica
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Brookes, Anthony J.
    Tentler, Dmitry
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Kristjansdottir, Helga
    Gröndal, Gerdur
    Bolstad, Anne Isine
    Svenungsson, Elisabet
    Lundberg, Ingrid
    Sturfelt, Gunnar
    Jönssen, Andreas
    Truedsson, Lennart
    Lima, Guadelupe
    Alcocer-Varela, Jorge
    Jonsson, Roland
    Gyllensten, Ulf B.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Harley, John B.
    Alarcon-Segovia, Donato
    Steinsson, Kristján
    Alarcon-Riquelme, Marta E.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    A regulatory polymorphism in PDCD1 is associated with susceptibility to systemic lupus erythematosus in humans2002Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 32, nr 4, s. 666-669Artikkel, omtale (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, OMIM 152700) is a complex autoimmune disease that affects 0.05% of the Western population, predominantly women. A number of susceptibility loci for SLE have been suggested in different populations, but the nature of the susceptibility genes and mutations is yet to be identified. We previously reported a susceptibility locus (SLEB2) for Nordic multi-case families. Within this locus, the programmed cell death 1 gene (PDCD1, also called PD-1) was considered the strongest candidate for association with the disease. Here, we analyzed 2,510 individuals, including members of five independent sets of families as well as unrelated individuals affected with SLE, for single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that we identified in PDCD1. We show that one intronic SNP in PDCD1 is associated with development of SLE in Europeans (found in 12% of affected individuals versus 5% of controls; P = 0.00001, r.r. (relative risk) = 2.6) and Mexicans (found in 7% of affected individuals versus 2% of controls; P = 0.0009, r.r. = 3.5). The associated allele of this SNP alters a binding site for the runt-related transcription factor 1 (RUNX1, also called AML1) located in an intronic enhancer, suggesting a mechanism through which it can contribute to the development of SLE in humans.

  • 157. Randall, Joshua C.
    et al.
    Winkler, Thomas W.
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Berndt, Sonja I.
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Monda, Keri L.
    Kilpelaeinen, Tuomas O.
    Esko, Tonu
    Maegi, Reedik
    Li, Shengxu
    Workalemahu, Tsegaselassie
    Feitosa, Mary F.
    Croteau-Chonka, Damien C.
    Day, Felix R.
    Fall, Tove
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Locke, Adam E.
    Mathieson, Iain
    Scherag, Andre
    Vedantam, Sailaja
    Wood, Andrew R.
    Liang, Liming
    Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Dermitzakis, Emmanouil T.
    Dimas, Antigone S.
    Karpe, Fredrik
    Min, Josine L.
    Nicholson, George
    Clegg, Deborah J.
    Person, Thomas
    Krohn, Jon P.
    Bauer, Sabrina
    Buechler, Christa
    Eisinger, Kristina
    Bonnefond, Amelie
    Froguel, Philippe
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Waite, Lindsay L.
    Harris, Tamara B.
    Smith, Albert Vernon
    Shuldiner, Alan R.
    McArdle, Wendy L.
    Caulfield, Mark J.
    Munroe, Patricia B.
    Gronberg, Henrik
    Chen, Yii-Der Ida
    Li, Guo
    Beckmann, Jacques S.
    Johnson, Toby
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Teder-Laving, Maris
    Khaw, Kay-Tee
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Amin, Najaf
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Kraja, Aldi T.
    Province, Michael A.
    Cupples, L. Adrienne
    Heard-Costa, Nancy L.
    Kaprio, Jaakko
    Ripatti, Samuli
    Surakka, Ida
    Collins, Francis S.
    Saramies, Jouko
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Jula, Antti
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Erdmann, Jeanette
    Hengstenberg, Christian
    Loley, Christina
    Schunkert, Heribert
    Lamina, Claudia
    Wichmann, H. Erich
    Albrecht, Eva
    Gieger, Christian
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Uppsala kliniska forskningscentrum (UCR).
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Kathiresan, Sekar
    Speliotes, Elizabeth K.
    Penninx, Brenda
    Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Campbell, Harry
    Wilson, James F.
    Chanock, Stephen J.
    Farrall, Martin
    Goel, Anuj
    Medina-Gomez, Carolina
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Estrada, Karol
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Hofman, Albert
    Zillikens, M. Carola
    den Heijer, Martin
    Kiemeney, Lambertus A.
    Maschio, Andrea
    Hall, Per
    Tyrer, Jonathan
    Teumer, Alexander
    Voelzke, Henry
    Kovacs, Peter
    Toenjes, Anke
    Mangino, Massimo
    Spector, Tim D.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Rudan, Igor
    Hall, Alistair S.
    Samani, Nilesh J.
    Attwood, Antony Paul
    Sambrook, Jennifer G.
    Hung, Joseph
    Palmer, Lyle J.
    Lokki, Marja-Liisa
    Sinisalo, Juha
    Boucher, Gabrielle
    Huikuri, Heikki
    Lorentzon, Mattias
    Ohlsson, Claes
    Eklund, Niina
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Barlassina, Cristina
    Rivolta, Carlo
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Snieder, Harold
    Van der Klauw, Melanie M.
    Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V.
    Gejman, Pablo V.
    Shi, Jianxin
    Jacobs, Kevin B.
    Wang, Zhaoming
    Bakker, Stephan J. L.
    Leach, Irene Mateo
    Navis, Gerjan
    van der Harst, Pim
    Martin, Nicholas G.
    Medland, Sarah E.
    Montgomery, Grant W.
    Yang, Jian
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Ridker, Paul M.
    Rose, Lynda M.
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Raitakari, Olli
    Absher, Devin
    Iribarren, Carlos
    Basart, Hanneke
    Hovingh, Kees G.
    Hyppoenen, Elina
    Power, Chris
    Anderson, Denise
    Beilby, John P.
    Hui, Jennie
    Jolley, Jennifer
    Sager, Hendrik
    Bornstein, Stefan R.
    Schwarz, Peter E. H.
    Kristiansson, Kati
    Perola, Markus
    Lindstrom, Jaana
    Swift, Amy J.
    Uusitupa, Matti
    Atalay, Mustafa
    Lakka, Timo A.
    Rauramaa, Rainer
    Bolton, Jennifer L.
    Fowkes, Gerry
    Fraser, Ross M.
    Price, Jackie F.
    Fischer, Krista
    KrjutAikov, Kaarel
    Metspalu, Andres
    Mihailov, Evelin
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Luan, Jian'an
    Ong, Ken K.
    Chines, Peter S.
    Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, Sirkka M.
    Saaristo, Timo E.
    Edkins, Sarah
    Franks, Paul W.
    Hallmans, Goran
    Shungin, Dmitry
    Morris, Andrew David
    Palmer, Colin N. A.
    Erbel, Raimund
    Moebus, Susanne
    Noethen, Markus M.
    Pechlivanis, Sonali
    Hveem, Kristian
    Narisu, Narisu
    Hamsten, Anders
    Humphries, Steve E.
    Strawbridge, Rona J.
    Tremoli, Elena
    Grallert, Harald
    Thorand, Barbara
    Illig, Thomas
    Koenig, Wolfgang
    Mueller-Nurasyid, Martina
    Peters, Annette
    Boehm, Bernhard O.
    Kleber, Marcus E.
    Maerz, Winfried
    Winkelmann, Bernhard R.
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Laakso, Markku
    Arveiler, Dominique
    Cesana, Giancarlo
    Kuulasmaa, Kari
    Virtamo, Jarmo
    Yarnell, John W. G.
    Kuh, Diana
    Wong, Andrew
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    de Faire, Ulf
    Gigante, Bruna
    Magnusson, Patrik K. E.
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Dedoussis, George
    Dimitriou, Maria
    Kolovou, Genovefa
    Kanoni, Stavroula
    Stirrups, Kathleen
    Bonnycastle, Lori L.
    Njolstad, Inger
    Wilsgaard, Tom
    Ganna, Andrea
    Rehnberg, Emil
    Hingorani, Aroon
    Kivimaki, Mika
    Kumari, Meena
    Assimes, Themistocles L.
    Barroso, Ine S.
    Boehnke, Michael
    Borecki, Ingrid B.
    Deloukas, Panos
    Fox, Caroline S.
    Frayling, Timothy
    Groop, Leif C.
    Haritunians, Talin
    Hunter, David
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Kaplan, Robert
    Mohlke, Karen L.
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R.
    Schlessinger, David
    Strachan, David P.
    Stefansson, Kari
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Abecasis, Goncalo R.
    McCarthy, Mark I.
    Hirschhorn, Joel N.
    Qi, Lu
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Lindgren, Cecilia M.
    North, Kari E.
    Heid, Iris M.
    Sex-stratified Genome-wide Association Studies Including 270,000 Individuals Show Sexual Dimorphism in Genetic Loci for Anthropometric Traits2013Inngår i: PLOS Genetics, ISSN 1553-7390, E-ISSN 1553-7404, Vol. 9, nr 6, s. e1003500-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Given the anthropometric differences between men and women and previous evidence of sex-difference in genetic effects, we conducted a genome-wide search for sexually dimorphic associations with height, weight, body mass index, waist circumference, hip circumference, and waist-to-hip-ratio (133,723 individuals) and took forward 348 SNPs into follow-up (additional 137,052 individuals) in a total of 94 studies. Seven loci displayed significant sex-difference (FDR<5%), including four previously established (near GRB14/COBLL1, LYPLAL1/SLC30A10, VEGFA, ADAMTS9) and three novel anthropometric trait loci (near MAP3K1, HSD17B4, PPARG), all of which were genome-wide significant in women (P<5x10(-8)), but not in men. Sex-differences were apparent only for waist phenotypes, not for height, weight, BMI, or hip circumference. Moreover, we found no evidence for genetic effects with opposite directions in men versus women. The PPARG locus is of specific interest due to its role in diabetes genetics and therapy. Our results demonstrate the value of sex-specific GWAS to unravel the sexually dimorphic genetic underpinning of complex traits.

  • 158.
    Rask-Andersen, Mathias
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Martinsson, David
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Ahsan, Muhammad
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Ek, Weronica E
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Epigenome-wide association study reveals differential DNA methylation in individuals with a history of myocardial infarction2016Inngår i: Human Molecular Genetics, ISSN 0964-6906, E-ISSN 1460-2083, Vol. 25, nr 21, s. 4739-4748Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading causes of death worldwide and represent a substantial economic burden on public health care systems. Epigenetic markers have potential as diagnostic markers before clinical symptoms have emerged, and as prognostic markers to inform the choice of clinical intervention. In this study, we performed an epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) for CVDs, to identify disease-specific alterations in DNA methylation. CpG methylation in blood samples from the northern Sweden population health study (NSPHS) (n = 729) was assayed on the Illumina Infinium HumanMethylation450 BeadChip. Individuals with a history of a CVD were identified in the cohort. It included individuals with hypertension (N = 147), myocardial infarction (MI) (N = 48), stroke (N = 27), thrombosis (N = 22) and cardiac arrhythmia (N = 5). Differential DNA methylation was observed at 211 CpG-sites in individuals with a history of MI (q <0.05). These sites represent 196 genes, of which 42 have been described in the scientific literature to be related to cardiac function, cardiovascular disease, cardiogenesis and recovery after ischemic injury. We have shown that individuals with a history of MI have a deviating pattern of DNA methylation at many genomic loci of which a large fraction has previously been linked to CVD. Our results highlight genes that might be important in the pathogenesis of MI or in recovery. In addition, the sites pointed out in this study can serve as candidates for further evaluation as potential biomarkers for MI.

  • 159.
    Rask-Andersen, Mathias
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap.
    Sällman Almén, Markus
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap.
    Jacobsson, Josefin A
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap.
    Ameur, Adam
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Moschonis, George
    Dedoussis, George
    Marcus, Claude
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Fredriksson, Robert
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap.
    Schiöth, Helgi B
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap.
    Determination of obesity associated gene variants related to TMEM18 through ultra-deep targeted re-sequencing in a case-control cohort for pediatric obesity.2015Inngår i: Genetical Research, ISSN 0016-6723, E-ISSN 1469-5073, Vol. 97, artikkel-id e16Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have revealed association of a locus approximately 25b downstream of the TMEM18 gene with body mass and obesity. We utilized targeted re-sequencing of the body mass associated locus in proximity of TMEM18 in a case-control population of severely obese children and adolescents from the Stockholm area. We expanded our study to include the TMEM18 gene itself, with the aim of identifying body mass associated genetic variants. Sequencing was performed on the SOLiD platform, on long-range PCR fragments generated through targeted amplification of the regions of interest. Candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) were validated by TaqMan genotyping. We were able to observe 131 SNPs across the re-sequenced regions. Chi squared tests comparing the allele frequencies between cases and controls revealed 57 SNPs as candidates for association with obesity. Validation and replication genotyping revealed robust associations for SNPs within the haplotype block region located downstream from the TMEM18 gene. This study provides a high resolution map of the genetic variation pattern in the TMEM18 gene, as well as the associated haplotype block, and further strengthens the association of variants within the proximal haplotype block with obesity and body mass.

  • 160.
    Rask-Andersen, Mathias
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Sällman Almén, Markus
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Jacobsson, Josefin
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Ameur, Adam
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Moschonis, George
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
    Manios, Yannis
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
    Marcus, Claude
    Department for Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Division of Pediatrics, National Childhood Obesity Centre, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Fredriksson, Robert
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Schiöth, Helgi
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Ultra-deep targeted re-sequencing of TMEM18 in two cohorts of European children detects new genetic variants associated with obesity2013Inngår i: European Journal of Human Genetics, ISSN 1018-4813, E-ISSN 1476-5438Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 161. Ross, Alastair B
    et al.
    Johansson, Asa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Ingman, Max
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Lifestyle, genetics, and disease in Sami.2006Inngår i: Croat Med J, ISSN 1332-8166, Vol. 47, nr 4, s. 553-65Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 162.
    Ross, Alastair B
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Vavruch-Nilsson, Veronika
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Hassler, Sven
    Sjölander, Per
    Edin-Liljegren, Anette
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Adherence to a traditional lifestyle affects food and nutrient intake among modern Swedish Sami2009Inngår i: International Journal of Circumpolar Health, ISSN 1239-9736, E-ISSN 2242-3982, Vol. 68, nr 4, s. 372-385Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    OBJECTIVES:

    To compare the nutrient and food intake of Sami still engaged in reindeer herding (traditional lifestyle or reindeer-herding Sami [RS]) and Sami not involved in reindeer herding (industrialized lifestyle or non-reindeer-herding Sami [NRS]) with other northern Swedish populations.

    STUDY DESIGN:

    Cross-sectional analysis of data from a prospective cardiovascular intervention program in northern Sweden.

    METHODS:

    Data were used from a prospective cardiovascular intervention program in northern Sweden. Sami recruited into this study were divided according to whether they were involved in reindeer herding (traditional lifestyle, RS) (66 females, 79 males) or not (NRS) (255 females, 195 males), and compared to non-Sami from the same area taking part in the same study (controls) (499 females, 501 males). Subjects completed a Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and clinical parameters were analysed.

    RESULTS:

    RS had a higher overall intake of energy for both females (P<0.01) and males (P<0.05), but not total food intake compared to controls and NRS. The overall Sami diet was characterized by a higher proportion of energy from protein and fat. RS had a lower energy adjusted intake of vitamins A and E, and fibre, and higher intake of sodium. RS and NRS both had a lower intake of vegetables and a higher intake of meat, and for RS, fish. Nutrient and food-intake patterns were similar for males and females.

    CONCLUSIONS:

    Classification of Sami into RS and NRS indicates that a traditional lifestyles defined by occupation is reflected in differences in food and nutrient intake.

  • 163.
    Sakornsakolpat, Phuwanat
    et al.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Mahidol Univ, Dept Med, Fac Med, Siriraj Hosp, Bangkok, Thailand.
    Prokopenko, Dmitry
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Dept Neurol, Genet & Aging Res Unit, Boston, MA 02114 USA.
    Lamontagne, Maxime
    Inst Univ Cardiol & Pneumol Quebec, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.
    Reeve, Nicola F.
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Guyatt, Anna L.
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Jackson, Victoria E.
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Shrine, Nick
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Qiao, Dandi
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Bartz, Traci M.
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98195 USA;Univ Washington, Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98195 USA;Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.
    Kim, Deog Kyeom
    Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Med, SMG SNU Boramae Med Ctr, Seoul, South Korea.
    Lee, Mi Kyeong
    NIEHS, Epidemiol Branch, NIH, Dept Hlth & Human Serv, Raleigh, NC USA.
    Latourelle, Jeanne C.
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Li, Xingnan
    Univ Arizona, Dept Med, Tucson, AZ USA.
    Morrow, Jarrett D.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Obeidat, Ma'en
    Univ British Columbia, Ctr Heart Lung Innovat, St Pauls Hosp, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Wyss, Annah B.
    NIEHS, Epidemiol Branch, NIH, Dept Hlth & Human Serv, Raleigh, NC USA.
    Bakke, Per
    Univ Bergen, Dept Clin Sci, Bergen, Norway.
    Barr, R. Graham
    Columbia Univ, Dept Med, Coll Phys & Surg, New York, NY USA;Columbia Univ, Dept Epidemiol, Mailman Sch Publ Hlth, New York, NY USA.
    Beaty, Terri H.
    Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA.
    Belinsky, Steven A.
    Lovelace Resp Res Inst, Albuquerque, NM USA.
    Brusselle, Guy G.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Ghent Univ Hosp, Dept Resp Med, Ghent, Belgium;Erasmus MC, Dept Resp Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Crapo, James D.
    Natl Jewish Hlth, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, Dept Med, Denver, CO USA.
    de Jong, Kim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, GRIAC, Groningen, Netherlands.
    DeMeo, Dawn L.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Fingerlin, Tasha E.
    Natl Jewish Hlth, Ctr Genes Environm & Hlth, Denver, CO USA;Univ Colorado Denver, Dept Biostat & Informat, Aurora, CO USA.
    Gharib, Sina A.
    Univ Washington, Computat Med Core, Ctr Lung Biol, UW Med Sleep Ctr,Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.
    Gulsvik, Amund
    Univ Bergen, Dept Clin Sci, Bergen, Norway.
    Hall, Ian P.
    Univ Nottingham, Div Resp Med, Queens Med Ctr, Nottingham, England;Nottingham Biomed Res Ctr, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Nottingham, England.
    Hokanson, John E.
    Univ Colorado, Dept Epidemiol, Anschutz Med Campus, Aurora, CO USA.
    Kim, Woo Jin
    Kangwon Natl Univ, Dept Internal Med, Sch Med, Chunchon, South Korea;Kangwon Natl Univ, Environm Hlth Ctr, Chunchon, South Korea.
    Lomas, David A.
    UCL, UCL Resp, London, England.
    London, Stephanie J.
    NIEHS, Epidemiol Branch, NIH, Dept Hlth & Human Serv, Raleigh, NC USA.
    Meyers, Deborah A.
    Univ Arizona, Dept Med, Tucson, AZ USA.
    O'Connor, George T.
    Natl Heart Lung & Blood Inst Framingham Heart Stu, Framingham, MA USA;Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Pulm Ctr, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Rennard, Stephen, I
    Univ Nebraska Med Ctr, Pulm Crit Care Sleep & Allergy Div, Omaha, NE USA;AstraZeneca, Clin Discovery Unit, Cambridge, England.
    Schwartz, David A.
    Univ Colorado Denver, Dept Med, Sch Med, Aurora, CO USA;Univ Colorado Denver, Sch Med, Dept Immunol, Aurora, CO USA.
    Sliwinski, Pawel
    Inst TB & Lung Dis, Dept Resp Med 2, Warsaw, Poland.
    Sparrow, David
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, VA Boston Healthcare Syst, Boston, MA 02118 USA;Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Strachan, David P.
    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London, England.
    Tal-Singer, Ruth
    GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Tesfaigzi, Yohannes
    Lovelace Resp Res Inst, Albuquerque, NM USA.
    Vestbo, Jorgen
    Univ Manchester, Sch Biol Sci, Manchester, Lancs, England.
    Vonk, Judith M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, GRIAC, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Yim, Jae-Joon
    Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Med, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, Dept Internal Med, Seoul, South Korea.
    Zhou, Xiaobo
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Bosse, Yohan
    Inst Univ Cardiol & Pneumol Quebec, Quebec City, PQ, Canada;Laval Univ, Dept Mol Med, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.
    Manichaikul, Ani
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Publ Hlth Genom, Charlottesville, VA USA;Univ Virginia, Dept Publ Hlth Sci, Charlottesville, VA USA.
    Lahousse, Lies
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Ghent, Dept Bioanal, Ghent, Belgium.
    Silverman, Edwin K.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Boezen, H. Marike
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, GRIAC, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Wain, Louise, V
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England;Glenfield Hosp, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester Resp Biomed Res Ctr, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Tobin, Martin D.
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England;Glenfield Hosp, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester Resp Biomed Res Ctr, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Hobbs, Brian D.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Cho, Michael H.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Batini, Chiara
    Univ Leicester, Genet Epidemiol Grp, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England.
    Wielscher, Matthias
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England.
    Weiss, Stefan
    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Dept Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.
    Kentistou, Katherine A.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cardiovasc Sci, Queens Med Res Inst, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Cook, James P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
    Hui, Jennie
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Busselton Populat Med Res Inst, Nedlands, WA, Australia;Univ Western Australia, Sch Populat Hlth, Crawley, WA, Australia;Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, PathWest Lab Med WA, Crawley, WA, Australia;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Crawley, WA, Australia.
    Karrasch, Stefan
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany;Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munchen, Inst & Outpatient Clin Occupat Social & Environm, Munich, Germany;German Ctr Lung Res DZL, Comprehens Pneumol Ctr Munich, Munich, Germany.
    Imboden, Medea
    Swiss Trop & Publ Hlth Inst, Basel, Switzerland;Univ Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
    Harris, Sarah E.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Marten, Jonathan
    Univ Edinburgh, Med Res Council, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Kerr, Shona M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Med Res Council, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Surakka, Ida
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki, Finland;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Helsinki, Finland.
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, Med Res Council, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Fimlab Labs, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland.
    Ewert, Ralf
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Internal Med B Cardiol Intens Care Pulm Med, Greifswald, Germany.
    Gieger, Christian
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Inst Epidemiol, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany.
    Homuth, Georg
    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Dept Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.
    Joshi, Peter K.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, Med Res Council, Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Klinisk epidemiologi.
    Luan, Jianan
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, Med Res Council, Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.
    Murray, Alison
    Univ Aberdeen, Inst Med Sci, Aberdeen Biomed Imaging Ctr, Aberdeen, Scotland.
    Porteous, David J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Rawal, Rajesh
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Inst Epidemiol, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany;Univ Munster, Inst Epidemiol & Social Med, Munster, Germany.
    Smith, Blair H.
    Univ Dundee, Div Populat Hlth & Genom, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Dundee, Scotland.
    Timmers, Paul R. H. J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku, Finland;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland.
    Kahonen, Mika
    Univ Tampere, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere Univ Hosp, Tampere, Finland.
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Split, Sch Med, Split, Croatia.
    Gyllensten, Ulf B.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Deary, Ian J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole M.
    Swiss Trop & Publ Hlth Inst, Basel, Switzerland;Univ Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
    Schulz, Holger
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany;German Ctr Lung Res DZL, Comprehens Pneumol Ctr Munich, Munich, Germany.
    James, Alan L.
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Busselton Populat Med Res Inst, Nedlands, WA, Australia;Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Pulm Physiol & Sleep Med, Nedlands, WA, Australia;Univ Western Australia, Sch Med & Pharmacol, Crawley, WA, Australia.
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Med Res Council, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Stubbe, Beate
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Internal Med B Cardiol Intens Care Pulm Med, Greifswald, Germany.
    Zeggini, Eleftheria
    Wellcome Sanger Inst, Hinxton, England;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Translat Genom, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany.
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England;Univ Oulu, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Fac Med, Oulu, Finland;Univ Oulu, Bioctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland;Oulu Univ Hosp, OYS, Unit Primary Hlth Care, Oulu, Finland;Brunel Univ London, Dept Life Sci, Coll Hlth & Life Sci, Uxbridge, Middx, England.
    Wareham, Nick
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, Med Res Council, Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, Med Res Council, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.
    Agusti, Alvar
    Univ Barcelona, IDIBAPS, CIBERES, Resp Inst,Hosp Clin, Barcelona, Spain.
    Anderson, Wayne
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Med, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 USA.
    Bakerly, Nawar
    Salford Royal NHS Fdn Trust, Salford, Lancs, England;Univ Manchester, Manchester Acad Hlth Sci Ctr, Manchester, Lancs, England.
    Bals, Robert
    Saarland Univ, Dept Internal Med Pulmonol Allergol & Crit Care 5, Homburg, Germany.
    Barnes, Kathleen C.
    Univ Colorado Denver, Dept Med, Sch Med, Aurora, CO USA.
    Bleecker, Eugene R.
    Univ Arizona, Dept Med, Tucson, AZ USA.
    Bowler, Russell
    Natl Jewish Hlth, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, Dept Med, Denver, CO USA.
    Brightling, Christopher
    Glenfield Hosp, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester Resp Biomed Res Ctr, Leicester, Leics, England;Univ Leicester, Dept Resp Med Allergy & Thorac Surg, Glenfield Hosp, Leicester, Leics, England.
    de Bruijne, Marleen
    Erasmus MC, Biomed Imaging Grp Rotterdam, Dept Radiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Erasmus MC, Biomed Imaging Grp Rotterdam, Dept Med Informat, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Copenhagen, Dept Comp Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Castaldi, Peterj
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Celli, Bartolome
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Coxson, Harvey O.
    Univ British Columbia, Dept Radiol, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Crystal, Ron
    Weill Cornell Med Coll, Dept Genet Med, New York, NY USA;Weill Cornell Med Coll, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, Dept Med, New York, NY USA.
    de Jong, Pim
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Resp Med, Utrecht, Netherlands.
    Dirksen, Asger
    Herlev & Gentofte Hosp, Dept Resp Med, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Dy, Jennifer
    Northeastern Univ, Dept Elect & Comp Engn, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Foreman, Marilyn
    Morehouse Sch Med, Atlanta, GA 30310 USA.
    Garcia-Aymerich, Judith
    ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain;Univ Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain;CIBER Epidemiol & Salud Publ CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain.
    Gevenois, Pierre
    Univ Libre Bruxelles, Hop Erasme, Dept Radiol, Brussels, Belgium.
    Ghosh, Soumitra
    GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Gietema, Hester
    Maastricht Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Radiol, Maastricht, Netherlands.
    Hansel, Nadia
    Johns Hopkins Univ, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD USA.
    Hersh, Craig P.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Hoffman, Eric
    Univ Iowa, Dept Radiol, Iowa City, IA 52242 USA.
    Kalsheker, Noor
    Univ Nottingham, Sch Life Sci, Nottingham, England.
    Kauczor, Hans-Ulrich
    Heidelberg Univ, Translat Lung Res Ctr Heidelberg, Dept Diagnost & Intervent Radiol, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Laitinen, Tarja
    Turku Univ Hosp, Univ Turku, Dept Pulm Dis & Clin Allergol, Turku, Finland.
    Lambrechts, Diether
    VIB, Vesalius Res Ctr VRC, Leuven, Belgium;Katholieke Univ Leuven, Lab Translat Genet, Dept Oncol, Leuven, Belgium.
    Litonjua, Augusto A.
    Univ Rochester, Med Ctr, Dept Pediat, Golisano Childrens Hosp Strong,Div Pediat Pulm Me, Rochester, NY 14642 USA.
    Loth, Daan W.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Lutz, Sharon M.
    Harvard Pilgr Hlth Care Inst, Dept Populat Med, Boston, MA USA;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Lynch, David
    Natl Jewish Hlth, Dept Radiol, Denver, CO USA.
    MacNee, William
    Univ Edinburgh, Dept Resp Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    McDonald, Merry-Lynn
    Univ Alabama Birmingham, Div Pulm Allergy & Crit Care Med, Birmingham, AL USA.
    Newell, John D.
    Univ Iowa, Dept Radiol, Iowa City, IA 52242 USA.
    Nordestgaard, Borge G.
    Copenhagen Univ Hosp, Herlev & Gentofte Hosp, Dept Clin Biochem & Copenhagen Gen Populat Study, Herlev, Denmark;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Oh, Yeon-Mok
    Univ Ulsan Coll Med, Dept Pulm & Crit Care Med, Asan Med Ctr, Seoul, South Korea;Univ Ulsan Coll Med, Clin Res Ctr Chron Obstruct Airway Dis, Seoul, South Korea.
    Pare, Peter D.
    Univ British Columbia, Ctr Heart Lung Innovat, St Pauls Hosp, Vancouver, BC, Canada;Univ British Columbia, St Pauls Hosp, Inst Heart & Lung Hlth, Dept Med, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Pistolesi, Massimo
    Univ Hosp Careggi, Dept Clin & Expt Med, Florence, Italy.
    Postma, Dirkje S.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, GRIAC, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Puhan, Milo
    Univ Zurich, Epidemiol Biostat & Prevent Inst, Zurich, Switzerland.
    Regan, Elizabeth
    Natl Jewish Hlth, Div Rheumatol, Dept Med, Denver, CO USA.
    Rich, Stephen S.
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Publ Hlth Genom, Charlottesville, VA USA.
    Seo, Joon Beom
    Univ Ulsan, Asan Med Ctr, Dept Radiol, Coll Med, Seoul, South Korea;Univ Ulsan, Asan Med Ctr, Res Inst Radiol, Coll Med, Seoul, South Korea.
    Short, Andrea
    Univ Manchester, Sch Social Sci, Manchester, Lancs, England.
    Stoel, Berend
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Leiden, Netherlands.
    Sverzellati, Nicola
    Univ Parma, Dept Med & Surg, Radiol, Parma, Italy.
    ter Riet, Gerben
    Univ Amsterdam, Acad Med Ctr, Dept Gen Practice, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    Van Beek, Edwin J. R.
    Univ Edinburgh, Edinburgh Imaging, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Van Ginneken, Bram
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Dept Radiol & Nucl Med, Med Ctr, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
    Vogelmeier, Claus F.
    Univ Marburg, Pulm Dis, Marburg, Germany.
    Wanner, Adam
    Univ Miami, Miller Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Pulm Allergy Crit Care & Sleep Med, Miami, FL 33136 USA.
    Washko, George
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Radiol, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Wauters, Els
    Katholieke Univ Leuven, Lab Pneumol, Dept Chron Dis Metab & Ageing, Leuven, Belgium.
    Wouters, Emiel F. M.
    Maastricht Univ, Resp Med, Med Ctr, Maastricht, Netherlands.
    Young, Robert P.
    Univ Auckland, Sch Biol Sci, Auckland, New Zealand;Univ Auckland, Fac Med & Hlth Sci, Auckland, New Zealand.
    Zeigler-Heitbrock, Loems
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, EvA Study Ctr, Gauting, Germany.
    Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations2019Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 51, nr 3, s. 494-505Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the leading cause of respiratory mortality worldwide. Genetic risk loci provide new insights into disease pathogenesis. We performed a genome-wide association study in 35,735 cases and 222,076 controls from the UK Biobank and additional studies from the International COPD Genetics Consortium. We identified 82 loci associated with P < 5 x 10-8; 47 of these were previously described in association with either COPD or population-based measures of lung function. Of the remaining 35 new loci, 13 were associated with lung function in 79,055 individuals from the SpiroMeta consortium. Using gene expression and regulation data, we identified functional enrichment of COPD risk loci in lung tissue, smooth muscle, and several lung cell types. We found 14 COPD loci shared with either asthma or pulmonary fibrosis. COPD genetic risk loci clustered into groups based on associations with quantitative imaging features and comorbidities. Our analyses provide further support for the genetic susceptibility and heterogeneity of COPD.

  • 164.
    Sanner, Karin
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa, Obstetrik & gynekologi. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Centrum för klinisk forskning, Gävleborg.
    Wikström, Ingrid
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa, Obstetrik & gynekologi.
    Gustavsson, Inger
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Wilander, Erik
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa, Obstetrik & gynekologi.
    Lindberg, Julia Hedlund
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Olovsson, Matts
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa.
    Daily self-sampling for high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) testing.2015Inngår i: Journal of Clinical Virology, ISSN 1386-6532, E-ISSN 1873-5967, Vol. 73, s. 1-7Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    BACKGROUND: Self-sampling for HPV as part of primary screening is a well-tolerated method for women not attending organized Pap smear screening and could increase coverage of cervical cancer screening.

    OBJECTIVE: To investigate if the prevalence of HR-HPV varies from day to day in infected women and if one single sample is reliable for detecting an ongoing infection.

    STUDY DESIGN: This is a prospective cohort study on 12 premenopausal and 13 postmenopausal women performing daily self-sampling for HR-HPV testing. They were all HR-HPV-positive 1-3 months ago. Postmenopausal women were sampled for 28 days and premenopausal women sampled during bleeding-free days in one menstrual cycle. A possible difference in viral load between the estrogen-dominated proliferative phase and the progesterone-dominated secretory phase was analyzed.

    RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: Consistent results throughout the sampling period were observed for 19 women, with either a daily presence of HPV (14 women) or no HPV at all during the sampling period (5 women). Of 607 samples from 25 women, 596 were consistently positive or negative for HPV during the sampling period and 11 were inconsistent (2%). There was no difference in HPV copy number between the estrogen dominated proliferative or progesterone dominated secretory menstrual cycle phases. The major finding was a high degree of consistency concerning HR-HPV positivity and negativity of HR-HPV in vaginal fluid during a sustained period of daily self-sampling. It does not appear to matter whether the sample is collected in the proliferative or secretory phase.

  • 165.
    Schumann, Gunter
    et al.
    Kings Coll London, MRC, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, Social Genet & Dev Psychiat Ctr, London SE5 8AF, England..
    Liu, Chunyu
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA.;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, Bethesda, MD 20824 USA.;Boston Univ, Sch Publ, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA..
    O'Reilly, Paul
    Kings Coll London, MRC, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, Social Genet & Dev Psychiat Ctr, London SE5 8AF, England..
    Gao, He
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Imperial Coll London, MRC, Publ Hlth England Ctr Environm & Hlth, London W2 1PG, England..
    Song, Parkyong
    Univ Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Pharmacol, Dallas, TX 75390 USA.;Univ Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas, Howard Hughes Med Inst, Dallas, TX 75390 USA..
    Xu, Bing
    Kings Coll London, MRC, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, Social Genet & Dev Psychiat Ctr, London SE5 8AF, England..
    Ruggeri, Barbara
    Kings Coll London, MRC, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, Social Genet & Dev Psychiat Ctr, London SE5 8AF, England..
    Amin, Najaf
    Erasmus MC, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Jia, Tianye
    Kings Coll London, MRC, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, Social Genet & Dev Psychiat Ctr, London SE5 8AF, England..
    Preis, Sarah
    Boston Univ, Sch Publ, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA..
    Lepe, Marcelo Segura
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Bayer Pharma AG, Sect Bioinformat, D-13342 Berlin, Germany..
    Akira, Shizuo
    Osaka Univ, World Premier Int Immunol Frontier Res Ctr, Microbial Dis Res Inst, Lab Host Def, Osaka 5650871, Japan..
    Barbieri, Caterina
    San Raffaele Res Inst, Div Genet & Cell Biol, I-20132 Milan, Italy..
    Baumeister, Sebastian
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, D-17475 Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Regensburg, Dept Epidemiol & Prevent Med, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany..
    Cauchi, Stephane
    Univ Lille 2, European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille Pasteur Inst, CNRS,UMR 8199, F-59000 Lille, France..
    Clarke, Toni-Kim
    Univ Edinburgh, Div Psychiat, Edinburgh EH10 5HF, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Fischer, Krista
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-51010 Tartu, Estonia..
    Hallfors, Jenni
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med, Helsinki 00290, Finland..
    Harris, Sarah E.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Hieber, Saskia
    Friedrich Alexander Univ Erlangen Nuremberg, Dept Psychiat & Psychotherapy, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany..
    Hofer, Edith
    Med Univ Graz, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Dept Neurol, A-8036 Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Inst Med Informat Stat & Documentat, A-8036 Graz, Austria..
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands.;EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Joshi, PeterK.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Kaartinen, Niina
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland..
    Laitinen, Jaana
    Finnish Inst Occupat Hlth, Quantified Employee Unit, Helsinki 00250, Finland..
    Lemaitre, Rozenn
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98101 USA..
    Loukola, Anu
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med, Helsinki 00290, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Dept Publ Hlth, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
    Luan, Jian'an
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC, Epidemiol Unit,Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England..
    Lyytikainen, Leo-Pekka
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere 33520, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Tampere 33520, Finland..
    Mangino, Massimo
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London SE1 7EH, England.;Guys & St Thomas Fdn Trust, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Biomed Res Ctr, London SE1 9RT, England..
    Manichaikul, Ani
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Publ Hlth Genom, Dept Publ Hlth Sci, Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA.;Univ Virginia, Biostat Sect, Dept Publ Hlth Sci, Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA..
    Mbarek, Hamdi
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands.;EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Milaneschi, Yuri
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Inst Hlth & Care Res EMGO, Inst Hlth & Care Res, Dept Psychiat,Univ Med Ctr,Geestelijke Gezondheid, NL-1081 HL Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Neurosci Campus Amsterdam, Univ Med Ctr, Geestelijke Gezondheids Zorg GGZ InGeest, NL-1081 HL Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Moayyeri, Alireza
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;UCL, Inst Hlth Informat, London NW1 2DA, England.;UCL, Inst Hlth Informat, Farr Inst Hlth Informat Res, London NW1 2DA, England..
    Mukamal, Kenneth
    Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr, Dept Med, Boston, MA 02215 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Nelson, Christopher
    Univ Leicester, Glenfield Hosp, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester LE3 9QP, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester LE3 9QP, Leics, England..
    Nettleton, Jennifer
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Div Epidemiol Human Genet & Environm Sci, Houston, TX 77225 USA..
    Partinen, Eemil
    Univ Tartu, Fac Med, EE-50411 Tartu, Estonia..
    Rawal, Rajesh
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Dept Mol Epidemiol, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Robino, Antonietta
    Ist Ricovero & Cura Carattere Sci IRCCS Burlo Gar, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, I-34137 Trieste, Italy..
    Rose, Lynda
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Sala, Cinzia
    San Raffaele Res Inst, Div Genet & Cell Biol, I-20132 Milan, Italy..
    Satoh, Takashi
    Osaka Univ, World Premier Int Immunol Frontier Res Ctr, Microbial Dis Res Inst, Lab Host Def, Osaka 5650871, Japan..
    Schmidt, Reinhold
    Med Univ Graz, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Dept Neurol, A-8036 Graz, Austria..
    Schrautz, Katharina
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Scott, Robert
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC, Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England..
    Smith, Albert Vernon
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Res Inst, IS-201 Kopavogur, Iceland..
    Starr, John M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Alzheimer Scotland Res Ctr, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Teumer, Alexander
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, D-17475 Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, D-17475 Greifswald, Germany..
    Trompet, Stella
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, NL-2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, NL-2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands..
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3015 CN Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Venturini, Cristina
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London SE1 7EH, England..
    Vergnaud, Anne-Claire
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England..
    Verweij, Niek
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, NL-9700 RB Groningen, Netherlands..
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC, Human Genet Unit,Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Vuckovic, Dragana
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Sci, I-34149 Trieste, Italy..
    Wedenoja, Juho
    Univ Helsinki, Dept Publ Hlth, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
    Yengo, Loic
    Univ Lille 2, European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille Pasteur Inst, CNRS,UMR 8199, F-59000 Lille, France..
    Yu, Bing
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Human Genet Ctr, Houston, TX 77225 USA.;Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Div Epidemiol, Houston, TX 77225 USA..
    Zhang, Weihua
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Ealing Gen Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Southall UB1 3HW, Middx, England..
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC, Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England..
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands.;EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Chambers, John
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Ealing Gen Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Southall UB1 3HW, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare Natl Hlth Serv Trust, London W12 0HS, England..
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02215 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Daniela, Toniolo
    San Raffaele Res Inst, Div Genet & Cell Biol, I-20132 Milan, Italy..
    de Geus, Eco
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands.;EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, NL-1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Deary, Ian
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Psychol, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Dept Gen Practice & Primary Hlth Care, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Cent Hosp, Unit Gen Practice, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.;Publ Hlth Res, Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki 00290, Finland.;Vasa Cent Hosp, Vaasa 65130, Finland..
    Esko, Tonu
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-51010 Tartu, Estonia..
    Eulenburg, Volker
    Friedrich Alexander Univ Erlangen Nuremberg, Inst Biochem & Mol Med, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany..
    Franco, Oscar H.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Froguel, Philippe
    Univ Lille 2, European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille Pasteur Inst, CNRS,UMR 8199, F-59000 Lille, France.;Imperial Coll London, Dept Genom Common Dis, Sch Publ Hlth, London W12 0HR, England..
    Gieger, Christian
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Dept Mol Epidemiol, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Grabe, Hans J.
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Psychiat & Psychotherapy, D-17475 Greifswald, Germany..
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Res Inst, IS-201 Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Gyllensten, Ulf B.
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Harris, Tamara B.
    NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa
    Oulu Univ Hosp, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, Oulu 90029, Finland.;Univ Oulu, MRC, Oulu 90014, Finland.;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Care, Oulu 90220, Finland..
    Heath, Andrew C.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Psychiat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Hocking, Lynne
    Univ Aberdeen, Inst Med Sci, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland..
    Hofman, Albert
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Huth, Cornelia
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth GmbH, Inst Epidemiol 2, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3015 CN Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Care, Oulu 90220, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Fac Med, Ctr Life Course Epidemiol, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Bioctr Oulu, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland..
    Jukema, J. Wouter
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, NL-2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands..
    Kaprio, Jaakko
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med, Helsinki 00290, Finland.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Dept Publ Hlth, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
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    Ealing Gen Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Southall UB1 3HW, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare Natl Hlth Serv Trust, London W12 0HS, England.;Imperial Coll London, Hammersmith Hosp, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, Fac Med,Cardiovasc Sci, London W12 0NN, England..
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Ctr Hosp Univ Vaudoise, Inst Social & Prevent Med, CH-1010 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Lahti, Jari
    Publ Hlth Res, Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki 00290, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Coll Adv Studies, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Behav Sci, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
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    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC, Epidemiol Unit,Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England..
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere 33520, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Tampere 33520, Finland..
    Liu, Yongmei
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Wake Forest Sch Med, Dept Epidemiol & Prevent, Publ Hlth Sci, Winston Salem, NC 27157 USA..
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    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Psychiat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
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    Queensland Inst Med Res, Berghofer Med Res Inst, Genet Epidemiol, Brisbane, Qld 4029, Australia..
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    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Human Genet Ctr, Houston, TX 77225 USA..
    Penninx, Brenda
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Inst Hlth & Care Res EMGO, Inst Hlth & Care Res, Dept Psychiat,Univ Med Ctr,Geestelijke Gezondheid, NL-1081 HL Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Neurosci Campus Amsterdam, Univ Med Ctr, Geestelijke Gezondheids Zorg GGZ InGeest, NL-1081 HL Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Pirastu, Nicola
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Sci, I-34149 Trieste, Italy..
    Psaty, Bruce
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98101 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Epidemiol, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Hlth Serv, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Grp Hlth Res Inst, Grp Hlth Cooperat, Seattle, WA 98101 USA..
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    Univ Turku, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku Univ Hosp, FIN-20520 Turku, Finland.;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, FIN-20520 Turku, Finland..
    Ridker, Paul
    Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02215 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Rose, Richard
    Indiana Univ, Dept Psychol & Brain Sci, Bloomington, IN 47405 USA..
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Los Angeles Biomed Res Inst Harbor, Med Ctr, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Samani, Nilesh J.
    Univ Leicester, Glenfield Hosp, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester LE3 9QP, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester LE3 9QP, Leics, England..
    Schmidt, Helena
    Med Univ Graz, Inst Mol Biol & Biochem, Ctr Mol Med, A-8010 Graz, Austria..
    Spector, Tim D.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London SE1 7EH, England..
    Stott, David
    Univ Glasgow, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, Fac Med, Glasgow G31 2ER, Lanark, Scotland..
    Strachan, David
    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London SW17 0RE, England..
    Tzoulaki, Ioanna
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Imperial Coll London, MRC, Publ Hlth England Ctr Environm & Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Univ Ioannina, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Med Sch, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece..
    van der Harst, Pim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, NL-9700 RB Groningen, Netherlands.;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, NL-9700 RB Groningen, Netherlands.;Netherlands Heart Inst, Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, NL-3511 GC Utrecht, Netherlands..
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Erasmus MC, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Marques-Vidal, Pedro
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, Dept Med, Internal Med, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Vollenweider, Peter
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, Dept Med, Internal Med, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC, Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England..
    Whitfield, John B.
    Queensland Inst Med Res, Berghofer Med Res Inst, Genet Epidemiol, Brisbane, Qld 4029, Australia..
    Wilson, James
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC, Human Genet Unit,Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Wolffenbuttel, Bruce
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Endocrinol, NL-9700 RB Groningen, Netherlands..
    Bakalkin, Georgy
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Farmaceutiska fakulteten, Institutionen för farmaceutisk biovetenskap.
    Evangelou, Evangelos
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Univ Ioannina, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Med Sch, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece..
    Liu, Yun
    Minist Educ, Key Lab Metab & Mol Med, Shanghai 200032, Peoples R China.;Fudan Univ, Shanghai Med Coll, Dept Biochem & Mol Biol, Shanghai 200032, Peoples R China..
    Rice, Kenneth M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Desrivieres, Sylvane
    Kings Coll London, MRC, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, Social Genet & Dev Psychiat Ctr, London SE5 8AF, England..
    Kliewer, Steven A.
    Univ Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Pharmacol, Dallas, TX 75390 USA.;Univ Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Mol Biol, Dallas, TX 75390 USA..
    Mangelsdorf, David J.
    Univ Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Pharmacol, Dallas, TX 75390 USA.;Univ Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas, Howard Hughes Med Inst, Dallas, TX 75390 USA..
    Muller, Christian P.
    Friedrich Alexander Univ Erlangen Nuremberg, Dept Psychiat & Psychotherapy, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany..
    Levy, Daniel
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA.;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, Bethesda, MD 20824 USA..
    Elliott, Paul
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London W2 1PG, England.;Imperial Coll London, MRC, Publ Hlth England Ctr Environm & Hlth, London W2 1PG, England..
    KLB is associated with alcohol drinking, and its gene product beta-Klotho is necessary for FGF21 regulation of alcohol preference2016Inngår i: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, E-ISSN 1091-6490, Vol. 113, nr 50, s. 14372-14377Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Excessive alcohol consumption is a major public health problem worldwide. Although drinking habits are known to be inherited, few genes have been identified that are robustly linked to alcohol drinking. We conducted a genome-wide association metaanalysis and replication study among >105,000 individuals of European ancestry and identified beta-Klotho (KLB) as a locus associated with alcohol consumption (rs11940694; P = 9.2 x 10(-12)). beta-Klotho is an obligate coreceptor for the hormone FGF21, which is secreted from the liver and implicated in macronutrient preference in humans. We show that brain-specific beta-Klotho KO mice have an increased alcohol preference and that FGF21 inhibits alcohol drinking by acting on the brain. These data suggest that a liver-brain endocrine axis may play an important role in the regulation of alcohol drinking behavior and provide a unique pharmacologic target for reducing alcohol consumption.

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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England;Walter & Eliza Hall Inst Med Res, Populat Hlth & Immun Div, Parkville, Vic, Australia;Univ Melbourne, Dept Med Biol, Parkville, Vic, Australia.
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Melbourne, Carl A.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci, Collegeville, PA USA.
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Mahidol Univ, Fac Med, Dept Med, Siriraj Hosp, Bangkok, Thailand.
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    Univ Arizona, Dept Med, Div Genet Genom & Precis Med, Tucson, AZ USA.
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    Univ Oxford, Nuffield Dept Populat Hlth, Oxford, England;Univ Oxford, Med Res Council, Populat Hlth Res Unit, Oxford, England.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ British Columbia, St Pauls Hosp, Ctr Heart Lung Innovat, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.
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    Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.
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    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Dept Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.
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    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cardiovasc Sci, Queens Med Res Inst, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
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    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.
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    Simons Fdn, Flatiron Inst, New York, NY USA.
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    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Busselton Populat Med Res Inst, Nedlands, WA, Australia;Univ Western Australia, Sch Populat Hlth, Crawley, WA, Australia;Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, PathWest Lab Med WA, Crawley, WA, Australia;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Crawley, WA, Australia.
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    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Inst Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environ, Neuherberg, Germany;Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munchen, Inst & Outpatient Clin Occupat Social & Environm, Munich, Germany;CPC M, Munich, Germany.
    Imboden, Medea
    German Ctr Lung Res DZL, Munich, Germany;Swiss Trop & Publ Hlth Inst, Basel, Switzerland;Univ Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
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    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
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    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Surakka, Ida
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki, Finland;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Helsinki, Finland.
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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    Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Fimlab Labs, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ Bergen, Dept Clin Sci, Bergen, Norway.
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    Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA.
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    Univ Arizona, Dept Med, Div Genet Genom & Precis Med, Tucson, AZ USA.
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    Laval Univ, Dept Mol Med, Quebec City, PQ, Canada;Laval Univ, Inst Univ Cardiol & Pneumol Quebec, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.
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    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, GRIAC Res Inst, Dept Pathol & Med Biol, Groningen, Netherlands.
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    Univ Oxford, Nuffield Dept Populat Hlth, Oxford, England.
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    Natl Jewish Hlth, Denver, CO USA;Natl Jewish Hlth, Div Pulm Crit Care & Sleep Med, Denver, CO USA.
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    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England;British Heart Fdn Cambridge Ctr Excellence, Addenbrookes Hosp, Div Cardiovasc Med, Cambridge, England;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, Cambridge, England;Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, NIHR Blood & Transplant Res Unit Donor Hlth & Gen, Cambridge, England.
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Internal Med B Cardiol Intens Care Pulm Med, Greifswald, Germany.
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    German Res Ctr Environ, Inst Epidemiol, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Neuherberg, Germany.
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    Univ Bergen, Dept Clin Sci, Bergen, Norway.
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    Univ Leicester, Ctr Environm Hlth & Sustainabil, Leicester, Leics, England;Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Sch Publ Hlth, UK Small Area Hlth Stat Unit, London, England;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, St Marys Hosp, London, England.
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    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Genet & Genom Sci, New York, NY 10029 USA.
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    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci, Collegeville, PA USA.
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    Univ Colorado, Dept Epidemiol, Anschutz Med Campus, Aurora, CO USA.
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    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Dept Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.
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    Laval Univ, Inst Univ Cardiol & Pneumol Quebec, Quebec City, PQ, Canada;Laval Univ, Dept Mol Biol Med Biochem & Pathol, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.
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    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Cambridge, England.
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    Univ British Columbia, St Pauls Hosp, Ctr Heart Lung Innovat, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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    Univ Oxford, Nuffield Dept Populat Hlth, Oxford, England.
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    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Klinisk epidemiologi.
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    GlaxoSmithKline Res & Dev Ltd, Collegeville, PA USA.
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    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Cambridge, England.
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    Merck & Co Inc, MRL, Kenilworth, NJ USA.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
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    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.
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    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Rawal, Rajesh
    German Res Ctr Environ, Inst Epidemiol, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Neuherberg, Germany;Univ Munster, Inst Epidemiol & Social Med, Munster, Germany.
    Runz, Heiko
    Merck & Co Inc, MRL, Kenilworth, NJ USA.
    Sayers, Ian
    Univ Nottingham, Div Resp Med & NIHR Nottingham Biomed Res Ctr, Nottingham, England.
    Sin, Don D.
    Univ British Columbia, St Pauls Hosp, Ctr Heart Lung Innovat, Vancouver, BC, Canada;Univ British Columbia, Dept Med, Resp Div, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Smith, Blair H.
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp, Div Populat Hlth & Genom, Dundee, Scotland;Univ Dundee, Med Sch, Dundee, Scotland.
    Artigas, Maria Soler
    Univ Autonoma Barcelona, Vail dHebron Res Inst VHIR, Psychiat Genet Unit, Grp Psychiat Mental Hlth & Addict, Barcelona, Spain;Hosp Univ Vall Hebron, Dept Psychiat, Barcelona, Spain;Inst Salud Carlos III, Biomed Network Res Ctr Mental Hlth CIBERSAM, Barcelona, Spain.
    Sparrow, David
    VA Boston Healthcare Syst, Boston, MA USA;Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Tal-Singer, Ruth
    GlaxoSmithKline Res & Dev Ltd, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Timmers, Paul R. H. J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Van den Berge, Maarten
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Pulmonol, GRIAC Res Inst, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Whittaker, John C.
    Target Sci R&D, GSK Med Res Ctr, Stevenage, Herts, England.
    Woodruff, Prescott G.
    Univ Calif San Francisco, UCSF Pulm Crit Care Allergy & Sleep Med, San Francisco, CA USA.
    Verges-Armstrong, Laura M.
    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Troyanskaya, Olga G.
    Princeton Univ, Dept Comp Sci, Princeton, NJ 08544 USA;Princeton Univ, Lewis Sigler Inst Integrat Genom, Princeton, NJ 08544 USA.
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku, Finland;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland.
    Kahonenn, Mika
    Univ Tampere, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere Univ Hosp, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland.
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Split Sch Med, Split, Croatia.
    Gyllensten, Ulf B.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Deary, Ian J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole M.
    German Ctr Lung Res DZL, Munich, Germany;Swiss Trop & Publ Hlth Inst, Basel, Switzerland;Univ Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
    Schulz, Holger
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Inst Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environ, Neuherberg, Germany;CPC M, Munich, Germany.
    James, Alan L.
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Busselton Populat Med Res Inst, Nedlands, WA, Australia;Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Pulm Physiol & Sleep Med, Nedlands, WA, Australia;Univ Western Australia, Sch Med & Pharmacol, Crawley, WA, Australia.
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Stubbe, Beate
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Internal Med B Cardiol Intens Care Pulm Med, Greifswald, Germany.
    Zeggini, Eleftheria
    Wellcome Sanger Inst, Hinxton, England;German Res Ctr Environ, Inst Translat Genom, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Neuherberg, Germany.
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England;Univ Oulu, Fac Med, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Oulu, Finland;Univ Oulu, Bioctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Hlth Care, Oulu, Finland;Brunel Univ London, Coll Hlth & Life Sci, Dept Life Sci, Uxbridge, Middx, England.
    Wareham, Nick
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Cambridge, England.
    Silverman, Edwin K.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.
    Butterworth, Adam S.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England;Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, NIHR Blood & Transplant Res Unit Donor Hlth & Gen, Cambridge, England.
    Scott, Robert A.
    Target Sci R&D, GSK Med Res Ctr, Stevenage, Herts, England.
    Walters, Robin G.
    Univ Oxford, Nuffield Dept Populat Hlth, Oxford, England.
    Meyers, Deborah A.
    Univ Arizona, Dept Med, Div Genet Genom & Precis Med, Tucson, AZ USA.
    Cho, Michael H.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Channing Div Network Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Pulm & Crit Care Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Strachan, David P.
    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London, England.
    Hall, Ian P.
    Univ Nottingham, Div Resp Med & NIHR Nottingham Biomed Res Ctr, Nottingham, England.
    Tobin, Martin D.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England;Glenfield Hosp, Leicester Resp Biomed Res Ctr, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester, Leics, England.
    Wain, Louise, V
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England;Glenfield Hosp, Leicester Resp Biomed Res Ctr, Natl Inst Hlth Res, Leicester, Leics, England.
    New genetic signals for lung function highlight pathways and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associations across multiple ancestries2019Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 51, nr 3, s. 481-493Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Reduced lung function predicts mortality and is key to the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In a genome-wide association study in 400,102 individuals of European ancestry, we define 279 lung function signals, 139 of which are new. In combination, these variants strongly predict COPD in independent populations. Furthermore, the combined effect of these variants showed generalizability across smokers and never smokers, and across ancestral groups. We highlight biological pathways, known and potential drug targets for COPD and, in phenome-wide association studies, autoimmune-related and other pleiotropic effects of lung function-associated variants. This new genetic evidence has potential to improve future preventive and therapeutic strategies for COPD.

  • 167. Soler Artigas, María
    et al.
    Wain, Louise V
    Miller, Suzanne
    Kheirallah, Abdul Kader
    Huffman, Jennifer E
    Ntalla, Ioanna
    Shrine, Nick
    Obeidat, Ma'en
    Trochet, Holly
    McArdle, Wendy L
    Alves, Alexessander Couto
    Hui, Jennie
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Joshi, Peter K
    Teumer, Alexander
    Albrecht, Eva
    Imboden, Medea
    Rawal, Rajesh
    Lopez, Lorna M
    Marten, Jonathan
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Surakka, Ida
    Polasek, Ozren
    Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka
    Granell, Raquel
    Hysi, Pirro G
    Flexeder, Claudia
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Beilby, John
    Bossé, Yohan
    Brandsma, Corry-Anke
    Campbell, Harry
    Gieger, Christian
    Gläser, Sven
    González, Juan R
    Grallert, Harald
    Hammond, Chris J
    Harris, Sarah E
    Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa
    Heliövaara, Markku
    Henderson, John
    Hocking, Lynne
    Horikoshi, Momoko
    Hutri-Kähönen, Nina
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Uppsala kliniska forskningscentrum (UCR).
    Kemp, John P
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Kumar, Ashish
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Melén, Erik
    Musk, Arthur W
    Navarro, Pau
    Nickle, David C
    Padmanabhan, Sandosh
    Raitakari, Olli T
    Ried, Janina S
    Ripatti, Samuli
    Schulz, Holger
    Scott, Robert A
    Sin, Don D
    Starr, John M
    Viñuela, Ana
    Völzke, Henry
    Wild, Sarah H
    Wright, Alan F
    Zemunik, Tatijana
    Jarvis, Deborah L
    Spector, Tim D
    Evans, David M
    Lehtimäki, Terho
    Vitart, Veronique
    Kähönen, Mika
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Rudan, Igor
    Deary, Ian J
    Karrasch, Stefan
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole M
    Heinrich, Joachim
    Stubbe, Beate
    Wilson, James F
    Wareham, Nicholas J
    James, Alan L
    Morris, Andrew P
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Hayward, Caroline
    Sayers, Ian
    Strachan, David P
    Hall, Ian P
    Tobin, Martin D
    Sixteen new lung function signals identified through 1000 Genomes Project reference panel imputation2015Inngår i: Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, E-ISSN 2041-1723, Vol. 6, artikkel-id 8658Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Lung function measures are used in the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In 38,199 European ancestry individuals, we studied genome-wide association of forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC) and FEV1/FVC with 1000 Genomes Project (phase 1)-imputed genotypes and followed up top associations in 54,550 Europeans. We identify 14 novel loci (P<5 × 10(-8)) in or near ENSA, RNU5F-1, KCNS3, AK097794, ASTN2, LHX3, CCDC91, TBX3, TRIP11, RIN3, TEKT5, LTBP4, MN1 and AP1S2, and two novel signals at known loci NPNT and GPR126, providing a basis for new understanding of the genetic determinants of these traits and pulmonary diseases in which they are altered.

  • 168.
    Sundkvist, Anneli
    et al.
    Umea Univ, Dept Radiat Sci, Oncol, Umea, Sweden.
    Myte, Robin
    Umea Univ, Dept Radiat Sci, Oncol, Umea, Sweden.
    Bodén, Stina
    Umea Univ, Dept Radiat Sci, Oncol, Umea, Sweden.
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Gyllensten, Ulf B.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Harlid, Sophia
    Umea Univ, Dept Radiat Sci, Oncol, Umea, Sweden.
    van Guelpen, Bethany
    Umea Univ, Dept Radiat Sci, Oncol, Umea, Sweden.
    Targeted plasma proteomics identifies a novel, robust association between cornulin and Swedish moist snuff2018Inngår i: Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, E-ISSN 2045-2322, Vol. 8, nr 1, artikkel-id 2320Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Lifestyle behaviors are believed to influence the body's inflammatory state. Chronic low-grade inflammation contributes to the development of major non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Inflammation may thus be an important link between lifestyle and disease. We evaluated self-reported physical activity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption in relation to plasma levels of 160 validated inflammatory and cancer biomarkers. The study included 138 participants from a population-based cohort, all with repeated sampling of plasma and data ten years apart, allowing consideration of both intra- and inter-individual variation. Of 17 relationships identified, the strongest was an independent, positive association between cornulin (CRNN) and Swedish moist snuff (snus) use. We replicated the finding in a second cohort of 501 individuals, in which a dose-response relationship was also observed. Snus explained approximately one fifth of the variance in CRNN levels in both sample sets (18% and 23%). In conclusion, we identified a novel, independent, dose-dependent association between CRNN and snus use. Further study is warranted, to evaluate the performance of CRNN as a potential snus biomarker. The putative importance of lifestyle behaviors on a wide range of protein biomarkers illustrates the need for more personalized biomarker cut-offs.

  • 169. Surakka, Ida
    et al.
    Isaacs, Aaron
    Karssen, Lennart C.
    Laurila, Pirkka-Pekka P.
    Middelberg, Rita P. S.
    Tikkanen, Emmi
    Ried, Janina S.
    Lamina, Claudia
    Mangino, Massimo
    Igl, Wilmar
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Lagou, Vasiliki
    van der Harst, Pim
    Leach, Irene Mateo
    Esko, Tonu
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Wainwright, Nicholas W.
    Struchalin, Maksim V.
    Sarin, Antti-Pekka
    Kangas, Antti J.
    Viikari, Jorma S.
    Perola, Markus
    Rantanen, Taina
    Petersen, Ann-Kristin
    Soininen, Pasi
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Soranzo, Nicole
    Heath, Andrew C.
    Papamarkou, Theodore
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Toenjes, Anke
    Kronenberg, Florian
    Doering, Angela
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Montgomery, Grant W.
    Whitfield, John B.
    Kahonen, Mika
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Freimer, Nelson B.
    Willemsen, Gonneke
    de Geus, Eco J. C.
    Palotie, Aarno
    Sandhu, Manj S.
    Waterworth, Dawn M.
    Metspalu, Andres
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Jula, Antti
    Navis, Gerjan
    Wijmenga, Cisca
    Wolffenbuttel, Bruce H. R.
    Taskinen, Marja-Riitta
    Ala-Korpela, Mika
    Kaprio, Jaakko
    Kyvik, Kirsten O.
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Wilson, James F.
    Rudan, Igor
    Campbell, Harry
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Spector, Tim D.
    Witteman, Jacqueline C. M.
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Wichmann, H. -Erich
    Gieger, Christian
    Jaervelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Martin, Nicholas G.
    Hofman, Albert
    McCarthy, Mark I.
    Peltonen, Leena
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Aulchenko, Yurii S.
    Ripatti, Samuli
    A Genome-Wide Screen for Interactions Reveals a New Locus on 4p15 Modifying the Effect of Waist-to-Hip Ratio on Total Cholesterol2011Inngår i: PLoS Genetics, ISSN 1553-7390, Vol. 7, nr 10, s. e1002333-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Recent genome-wide association (GWA) studies described 95 loci controlling serum lipid levels. These common variants explain similar to 25% of the heritability of the phenotypes. To date, no unbiased screen for gene-environment interactions for circulating lipids has been reported. We screened for variants that modify the relationship between known epidemiological risk factors and circulating lipid levels in a meta-analysis of genome-wide association (GWA) data from 18 population-based cohorts with European ancestry (maximum N = 32,225). We collected 8 further cohorts (N = 17,102) for replication, and rs6448771 on 4p15 demonstrated genome-wide significant interaction with waist-to-hip-ratio (WHR) on total cholesterol (TC) with a combined P-value of 4.79 x 10(-9). There were two potential candidate genes in the region, PCDH7 and CCKAR, with differential expression levels for rs6448771 genotypes in adipose tissue. The effect of WHR on TC was strongest for individuals carrying two copies of G allele, for whom a one standard deviation (sd) difference in WHR corresponds to 0.19 sd difference in TC concentration, while for A allele homozygous the difference was 0.12 sd. Our findings may open up possibilities for targeted intervention strategies for people characterized by specific genomic profiles. However, more refined measures of both body-fat distribution and metabolic measures are needed to understand how their joint dynamics are modified by the newly found locus.

  • 170.
    Sällman Almén, Markus
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Rask-Andersen, Mathias
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Jacobsson, Josefin A
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Ameur, Adam
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Kalnina, I
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Moschonis, G
    Juhlin, S
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Bringeland, Nathalie
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Hedberg, Lidwig A
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Ignatovica, V
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Chrousos, G P
    Manios, Y
    Klovins, J
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Marcus, C
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Fredriksson, Robert
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Schiöth, Helgi B
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Determination of the obesity-associated gene variants within the entire FTO gene by ultra-deep targeted sequencing in obese and lean children.2013Inngår i: International Journal of Obesity, ISSN 0307-0565, E-ISSN 1476-5497, Vol. 37, nr 3, s. 424-431Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Background:The Fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) was the first gene reliably associated with body mass index in genome-wide association studies on a population level. At present, the genetic variations within the FTO gene are still the common variants that have the largest influence on body mass index.Methods:In the current study, we amplified the entire FTO gene, in total 412 Kbp, in over 200 long-range PCR fragments from each individual, from 524 severely obese and 527 lean Swedish children, and sequenced the products as two DNA pools using massive parallel sequencing (SOLiD).Results:The sequencing achieved very high coverage (median 18 000 reads) and we detected and estimated allele frequencies for 705 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) (19 novel) and 40 indels (24 novel) using a sophisticated statistical approach to remove false-positive SNPs. We identified 19 obesity-associated SNPs within intron one of the FTO gene, and validated our findings with genotyping. Ten of the validated obesity-associated SNPs have a stronger obesity association (P<0.007) than the commonly studied rs9939609 SNP (P<0.012).Conclusions:This study provides a comprehensive obesity-associated variation map of FTO, identifies novel lead SNPs and evaluates putative causative variants. We conclude that intron one is the only region within the FTO gene associated with obesity, and finally, we establish next generation sequencing of pooled DNA as a powerful method to investigate genetic association with complex diseases and traits.

  • 171. Thanabalasingham, Gaya
    et al.
    Huffman, Jennifer E.
    Kattla, Jayesh J.
    Novokmet, Mislav
    Rudan, Igor
    Gloyn, Anna L.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Adamczyk, Barbara
    Reynolds, Rebecca M.
    Muzinic, Ana
    Hassanali, Neelam
    Pucic, Maja
    Bennett, Amanda J.
    Essafi, Abdelkader
    Polasek, Ozren
    Mughal, Saima A.
    Redzic, Irma
    Primorac, Dragan
    Zgaga, Lina
    Kokic, Ivana
    Hansen, Torben
    Gasperikova, Daniela
    Tjora, Erling
    Strachan, Mark W. J.
    Nielsen, Trine
    Stanik, Juraj
    Klimes, Iwar
    Pedersen, Oluf B.
    Njolstad, Pal R.
    Wild, Sarah H.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Gornik, Olga
    Wilson, James F.
    Hastie, Nicholas D.
    Campbell, Harry
    McCarthy, Mark I.
    Rudd, Pauline M.
    Owen, Katharine R.
    Lauc, Gordan
    Wright, Alan F.
    Mutations in HNF1A Result in Marked Alterations of Plasma Glycan Profile2013Inngår i: Diabetes, ISSN 0012-1797, E-ISSN 1939-327X, Vol. 62, nr 4, s. 1329-1337Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    A recent genome-wide association study identified hepatocyte nuclear factor 1-alpha (HNF1A) as a key regulator of fucosylation. We hypothesized that loss-of-function HNF1A mutations causal for maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MOD?) would display altered fucosylation of N-linked glycans on plasma proteins and that glycan biomarkers could improve the efficiency of a diagnosis of HNF1A-MODY. In a pilot comparison of 33 subjects with HNF1A-MODY and 41 subjects with type 2 diabetes, 15 of 29 glycan measurements differed between the two groups. The DG9-glycan index, which is the ratio of fucosylated to nonfucosylated triantennary glycans, provided optimum discrimination in the pilot study and was examined further among additional subjects with HNF1A-MODY (n = 188), glucokinase (GCE)-MODY (n = 118), hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha (HNF4A)-MODY (n = 40), type 1 diabetes (n = 98), type 2 diabetes (n = 167), and nondiabetic controls (n = 98). The DG9-glycan index was markedly lower in HNF1A-MODY than in controls or other diabetes subtypes, offered good discrimination between HNF1A-MODY and both type 1 and type 2 diabetes (C statistic >= 0.90), and enabled us to detect three previously undetected HNF1A mutations in patients with diabetes. In conclusion, glycan profiles are altered substantially in HNF1A-MODY, and the DG9-glycan index has potential clinical value as a diagnostic biomarker of HNF1A dysfunction.

  • 172. Thun, Gian Andri
    et al.
    Imboden, Medea
    Ferrarotti, Ilaria
    Kumar, Ashish
    Obeidat, Ma'en
    Zorzetto, Michele
    Haun, Margot
    Curjuric, Ivan
    Alves, Alexessander Couto
    Jackson, Victoria E.
    Albrecht, Eva
    Ried, Janina S.
    Teumer, Alexander
    Lopez, Lorna M.
    Huffman, Jennifer E.
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Bosse, Yohan
    Hao, Ke
    Timens, Wim
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Polasek, Ozren
    Wilson, James F.
    Rudan, Igor
    Hayward, Caroline
    Sandford, Andrew J.
    Deary, Ian J.
    Koch, Beate
    Reischl, Eva
    Schulz, Holger
    Hui, Jennie
    James, Alan L.
    Rochat, Thierry
    Russi, Erich W.
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Strachan, David P.
    Hall, Ian P.
    Tobin, Martin D.
    Dahl, Morten
    Nielsen, Sune Fallgaard
    Nordestgaard, Borge G.
    Kronenberg, Florian
    Luisetti, Maurizio
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole M.
    Causal and Synthetic Associations of Variants in the SERPINA Gene Cluster with Alpha1-antitrypsin Serum Levels2013Inngår i: PLOS Genetics, ISSN 1553-7390, E-ISSN 1553-7404, Vol. 9, nr 8, s. e1003585-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Several infrequent genetic polymorphisms in the SERPINA1 gene are known to substantially reduce concentration of alpha1-antitrypsin (AAT) in the blood. Since low AAT serum levels fail to protect pulmonary tissue from enzymatic degradation these polymorphisms also increase the risk for early onset chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The role of more common SERPINA1 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in respiratory health remains poorly understood. We present here an agnostic investigation of genetic determinants of circulating AAT levels in a general population sample by performing a genome-wide association study (GWAS) in 1392 individuals of the SAPALDIA cohort. Five common SNPs defined by showing minor allele frequencies (MAFs) >5% reached genome-wide significance all located in the SERPINA gene cluster at 14q32.13. The top-ranking genotyped SNP rs4905179 was associated with an estimated effect of beta = 20.068 g/L per minor allele (P = 1.20*10(-12)). But denser SERPINA1 locus genotyping in 5569 participants with subsequent stepwise conditional analysis as well as exon-sequencing in a subsample (N = 410) suggested that AAT serum level is causally determined at this locus by rare (MAF<1%) and low-frequent (MAF 1-5%) variants only in particular by the well-documented protein inhibitor S and Z (PI S PI Z) variants. Replication of the association of rs4905179 with AAT serum levels in the Copenhagen City Heart Study (N = 8273) was successful (P<0.0001) as was the replication of its synthetic nature (the effect disappeared after adjusting for PI S and Z P = 0.57). Extending the analysis to lung function revealed a more complex situation. Only in individuals with severely compromised pulmonary health (N = 397) associations of common SNPs at this locus with lung function were driven by rarer PI S or Z variants. Overall our meta-analysis of lung function in ever-smokers does not support a functional role of common SNPs in the SERPINA gene cluster in the general population.

  • 173.
    von Salomé, Jenny
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Bergström, Tomas F.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Teknisk-naturvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Biologiska sektionen, Institutionen för cell- och molekylärbiologi, Centrum för bioinformatik.
    Full-length sequence analysis of the HLA-DRB1 locus suggests a recent origin of alleles2007Inngår i: Immunogenetics, ISSN 0093-7711, E-ISSN 1432-1211, Vol. 59, nr 4, s. 261-271Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The HLA region harbors some of the most polymorphic loci in the human genome. Among them is the class II locus HLA-DRB1, with more than 400 known alleles. The age of the polymorphism and the rate at which new alleles are generated at HLA loci has caused much controversy over the years. Previous studies have mostly been restricted to the 270 base pairs that constitute the second exon and represent the most variable part of the gene. Here, we investigate the evolutionary history of the HLA-DRB1 locus on the basis of an analysis of 15 genomic full-length alleles (10–15 kb). In addition, the variation in 49 complete coding sequences and 322 exon 2 sequences were analyzed. When excluding exon 2 from the analysis, the diversity at the synonymous sites was found to be similar to the intron diversity. The overall diversity in noncoding region was also similar to the genome average. The DRB1*03 lineage has been found in human, chimpanzee, bonobo, gorilla, and orangutan. An ancestral “proto HLA-DRB1*03 lineage” appeared to have diverged in the last 5 million years into the human-specific lineages *08, *11, *13, and *14. With exception to exon 2, both the coding- and the noncoding diversity suggests a recent origin (<1 million years ago) for most of the alleles at the HLA-DRB1 locus. Sites encoding for amino acids involved in antigen binding [antigen recognizing sites (ARS)] appear to have a more ancient origin. Taken together, the recent origin of most alleles, the high diversity between allelic lineages, and the ancient origin of sequence motifs in exon 2, is consistent with a relatively rapid generation of novel alleles by gene conversion like events.

  • 174.
    Västermark, Åke
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Jacobsson, Josefin
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Fredriksson, Robert
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi.
    Schiöth, Helgi
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för neurovetenskap, Funktionell farmakologi.
    Polymorphisms in sh2b1 and spns1 loci are associated with triglyceride levels in a healthy population in northern Sweden2012Inngår i: Journal of Genetics, ISSN 0022-1333, E-ISSN 0973-7731, Vol. 91, nr 2, s. 237-240Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 175. Wain, Louise V
    et al.
    Shrine, Nick
    Artigas, María Soler
    Erzurumluoglu, A Mesut
    Noyvert, Boris
    Bossini-Castillo, Lara
    Obeidat, Ma'en
    Henry, Amanda P
    Portelli, Michael A
    Hall, Robert J
    Billington, Charlotte K
    Rimington, Tracy L
    Fenech, Anthony G
    John, Catherine
    Blake, Tineka
    Jackson, Victoria E
    Allen, Richard J
    Prins, Bram P
    Campbell, Archie
    Porteous, David J
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Wielscher, Matthias
    James, Alan L
    Hui, Jennie
    Wareham, Nicholas J
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Wilson, James F
    Joshi, Peter K
    Stubbe, Beate
    Rawal, Rajesh
    Schulz, Holger
    Imboden, Medea
    Probst-Hensch, Nicole M
    Karrasch, Stefan
    Gieger, Christian
    Deary, Ian J
    Harris, Sarah E
    Marten, Jonathan
    Rudan, Igor
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Gyllensten, Ulf B.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Kerr, Shona M
    Polasek, Ozren
    Kähönen, Mika
    Surakka, Ida
    Vitart, Veronique
    Hayward, Caroline
    Lehtimäki, Terho
    Raitakari, Olli T
    Evans, David M
    Henderson, A John
    Pennell, Craig E
    Wang, Carol A
    Sly, Peter D
    Wan, Emily S
    Busch, Robert
    Hobbs, Brian D
    Litonjua, Augusto A
    Sparrow, David W
    Gulsvik, Amund
    Bakke, Per S
    Crapo, James D
    Beaty, Terri H
    Hansel, Nadia N
    Mathias, Rasika A
    Ruczinski, Ingo
    Barnes, Kathleen C
    Bossé, Yohan
    Joubert, Philippe
    van den Berge, Maarten
    Brandsma, Corry-Anke
    Paré, Peter D
    Sin, Don D
    Nickle, David C
    Hao, Ke
    Gottesman, Omri
    Dewey, Frederick E
    Bruse, Shannon E
    Carey, David J
    Kirchner, H Lester
    Jonsson, Stefan
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Jonsdottir, Ingileif
    Gislason, Thorarinn
    Stefansson, Kari
    Schurmann, Claudia
    Nadkarni, Girish
    Bottinger, Erwin P
    Loos, Ruth J F
    Walters, Robin G
    Chen, Zhengming
    Millwood, Iona Y
    Vaucher, Julien
    Kurmi, Om P
    Li, Liming
    Hansell, Anna L
    Brightling, Chris
    Zeggini, Eleftheria
    Cho, Michael H
    Silverman, Edwin K
    Sayers, Ian
    Trynka, Gosia
    Morris, Andrew P
    Strachan, David P
    Hall, Ian P
    Tobin, Martin D
    Genome-wide association analyses for lung function and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identify new loci and potential druggable targets.2017Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 49, nr 3, s. 416-425Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by reduced lung function and is the third leading cause of death globally. Through genome-wide association discovery in 48,943 individuals, selected from extremes of the lung function distribution in UK Biobank, and follow-up in 95,375 individuals, we increased the yield of independent signals for lung function from 54 to 97. A genetic risk score was associated with COPD susceptibility (odds ratio per 1 s.d. of the risk score (∼6 alleles) (95% confidence interval) = 1.24 (1.20-1.27), P = 5.05 × 10(-49)), and we observed a 3.7-fold difference in COPD risk between individuals in the highest and lowest genetic risk score deciles in UK Biobank. The 97 signals show enrichment in genes for development, elastic fibers and epigenetic regulation pathways. We highlight targets for drugs and compounds in development for COPD and asthma (genes in the inositol phosphate metabolism pathway and CHRM3) and describe targets for potential drug repositioning from other clinical indications.

  • 176.
    Wain, Louise V.
    et al.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Vaez, Ahmad
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Isfahan Univ Med Sci, Res Inst Primordial Prevent Noncommunicable Dis, Tehran, Iran..
    Jansen, Rick
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Neurosci Campus Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Joehanes, Roby
    Harvard Med Sch, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA USA.;Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Natl Heart Lung & Blood Inst, Framingham, MA USA..
    van der Most, Peter J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Erzurumluoglu, A. Mesut
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    O'Reilly, Paul F.
    Kings Coll London, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, London, England. Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London, England..
    Cabrera, Claudia P.
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, NIHR Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, London, England..
    Warren, Helen R.
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, NIHR Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, London, England..
    Rose, Lynda M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Verwoert, Germaine C.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Vrije Univ, VU Univ Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Strawbridge, Rona J.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Cardiovasc Med Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ, Ctr Mol Med, Solna, Sweden..
    Esko, Tonu
    Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, MA USA..
    Arking, Dan E.
    Johns Hopkins Univ, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Sch Med, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Hwang, Shih-Jen
    NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Guo, Xiuqing
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Dept Pediat, Torrance, CA USA..
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Trompet, Stella
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Shrine, Nick
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Teumer, Alexander
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Ried, Janina S.
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Munich, Germany..
    Bis, Joshua C.
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA USA..
    Smith, Albert V.
    Icelandic Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Amin, Najaf
    Erasmus MC, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Lyytikainen, Leo-Pekka
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland..
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England..
    Hofer, Edith
    Med Univ Graz, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Dept Neurol, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Inst Med Informat Stat & Documentat, Graz, Austria..
    Joshi, Peter K.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Kristiansson, Kati
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Traglia, Michela
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Havulinna, Aki S.
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Goel, Anuj
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Div Cardiovasc Med, Radcliffe Dept Med, Oxford, England..
    Nalls, Mike A.
    NIA, Neurogenet Lab, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Data Tecn Int, Glen Echo, MD USA..
    Sober, Siim
    Univ Tartu, Inst Biomed & Translat Med, Tartu, Estonia..
    Vuckovic, Dragana
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Children Hosp, Med Genet, Trieste, Italy.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Luan, Jian'an
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England..
    Del Greco M, Fabiola
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Affiliated Inst, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy..
    Ayers, Kristin L.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Genet & Genom Sci, New York, NY USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY USA..
    Marrugat, Jaume
    IMIM, Cardiovasc Epidemiol & Genet, Barcelona, Spain.;CIBERCV, Barcelona, Spain..
    Ruggiero, Daniela
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys A Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy..
    Lopez, Lorna M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Beaumont Hosp, Dept Psychiat, Royal Coll Surg Ireland, Educ & Res Ctr, Dublin, Ireland.;Univ Coll Dublin, UCD Conway Inst, Ctr Proteome Res, Belfield, Ireland.;Univ Coll Dublin, Sch Med, Conway Inst, Belfield, Ireland..
    Niiranen, Teemu
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI USA..
    Nelson, Christopher P.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.;Univ Leicester, NIHR Leicester Biomed Res Ctr, Leicester, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, NIHR Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester, Leics, England.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Huffman, Jennifer E.
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Zhang, Weihua
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England.;London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Ealing Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England..
    Marten, Jonathan
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Gandin, Ilaria
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Harris, Sarah E.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, Med Genet Sect, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Zemunik, Tatijana
    London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Dept Med Biol, Fac Med, Southall, Middx, England..
    Lu, Yingchang
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY USA..
    Evangelou, Evangelos
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England.;Univ Ioannina, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Sch Med, Ioannina, Greece..
    Shah, Nabi
    Univ Dundee, Med Res Inst, Ninewells Hosp, Dundee, Scotland.;Univ Dundee, Sch Med, Dundee, Scotland.;COMSATS Inst Informat Technol, Dept Pharm, Abbottabad, Pakistan..
    de Borst, Martin H.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Div Nephrol, Dept Internal Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Mangino, Massimo
    Natl Inst Hlth Res, Biomed Res Ctr, London, England..
    Prins, Bram P.
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, London, England..
    Campbell, Archie
    Univ Edinburgh, Med Genet Sect, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Med Genet Sect, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Generat Scotland, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Li-Gao, Ruifang
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Chauhan, Ganesh
    Bordeaux Populat Hlth Ctr, INSERM U 1219, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ, Bordeaux, France..
    Oldmeadow, Christopher
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Abecasis, Goncalo
    Ctr Stat Genet, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI USA..
    Abedi, Maryam
    Isfahan Univ Med Sci, Dept Genet & Mol Biol, Esfahan, Iran..
    Barbieri, Caterina M.
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Barnes, Michael R.
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, NIHR Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, London, England..
    Batini, Chiara
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Beilby, John
    Busselton Populat Med Res Inst, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;PathWest Lab Med Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Nedlands, WA, Australia..
    Blake, Tineka
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Boehnke, Michael
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI USA..
    Bottinger, Erwin P.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY USA..
    Braund, Peter S.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.;Univ Leicester, NIHR Leicester Biomed Res Ctr, Leicester, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, NIHR Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester, Leics, England.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Brown, Morris
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, NIHR Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, London, England..
    Brumat, Marco
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Campbell, Harry
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Chambers, John C.
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England.;London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Ealing Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England..
    Cocca, Massimiliano
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Collins, Francis
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Connell, John
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Dundee, Scotland..
    Cordell, Heather J.
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Med Genet, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England..
    Damman, Jeffrey J.
    Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Pathol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Davies, Gail
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    de Geus, Eco J.
    Vrije Univ, VU Univ Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    de Mutsert, Renee
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Deelen, Joris
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Mol Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Demirkale, Yusuf
    NIH, Ctr Informat Technol, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Doney, Alex S. F.
    Univ Dundee, Med Res Inst, Ninewells Hosp, Dundee, Scotland.;Univ Dundee, Sch Med, Dundee, Scotland..
    Dorr, Marcus
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Internal Med, Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Farrall, Martin
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Div Cardiovasc Med, Radcliffe Dept Med, Oxford, England..
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Franberg, Mattias
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Cardiovasc Med Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ, Ctr Mol Med, Solna, Sweden.;Stockholm Univ, Dept Numer Anal & Comp Sci, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Gao, He
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Giedraitis, Vilmantas
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap, Geriatrik.
    Gieger, Christian
    Forschungszentrum Gesundheit & Umwelt GmbH, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Giulianini, Franco
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Gow, Alan J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Heriot Watt Univ, Sch Social Sci, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Hamsten, Anders
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Cardiovasc Med Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ, Ctr Mol Med, Solna, Sweden..
    Harris, Tamara B.
    NIA, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol Demog & Biometry, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hofman, Albert
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Harvard TH Chan Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Boston, MA USA..
    Holliday, Elizabeth G.
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Hui, Jennie
    Busselton Populat Med Res Inst, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;PathWest Lab Med Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Populat & Global Hlth, Nedlands, WA, Australia..
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England.;Univ Oulu, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Bioctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland.;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Care, Oulu, Finland..
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Johnson, Andrew D.
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Natl Heart Lung & Blood Inst, Framingham, MA USA.;NHLBI, Cardiovasc Epidemiol & Human Genom Branch, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Jousilahti, Pekka
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Jula, Antti
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kahonen, Mika
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Physiol, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland..
    Kathiresan, Sekar
    Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Broad Inst, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA..
    Khaw, Kay-Tee
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Inst Publ Hlth, Cambridge, England..
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Univ Split, Dept Publ Hlth, Fac Med, Split, Croatia..
    Koskinen, Seppo
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England..
    Larson, Marty
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Natl Heart Lung & Blood Inst, Framingham, MA USA..
    Launer, Lenore J.
    NIA, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol Demog & Biometry, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Lehne, Benjamin
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Liewald, David C. M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Lin, Li
    Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Med Specialties, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland..
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Mach, Francois
    Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Med Specialties, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland..
    Mamasoula, Chrysovalanto
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Hlth & Soc, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England..
    Menni, Cristina
    Mifsud, Borbala
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England..
    Milaneschi, Yuri
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Morgan, Anna
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Morris, Andrew D.
    Univ Edinburgh, Sch Mol Genet & Populat Hlth Sci, Sch Med, Teviot Pl, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Morrison, Alanna C.
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Dept Epidemiol Human Genet & Environm Sci, Sch Publ Hlth, Houston, TX USA..
    Munson, Peter J.
    NIH, Ctr Informat Technol, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Nandakumar, Priyanka
    Johns Hopkins Univ, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Sch Med, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Nguyen, Quang Tri
    Nutile, Teresa
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys A Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy..
    Oldehinkel, Albertine J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Erasmus MC, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Org, Elin
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia..
    Padmanabhan, Sandosh
    Univ Edinburgh, Generat Scotland, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Glasgow, British Heart Fdn, Glasgow Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci,Coll Med Vet & Life Sci, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.;Univ Glasgow, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, Fac Med, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Palotie, Aarno
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Pare, Guillaume
    McMaster Univ, Dept Pathol & Mol Med, Hamilton, ON, Canada..
    Pattie, Alison
    Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Penninx, Brenda W. J. H.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Poulter, Neil
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Affiliated Inst, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.;Dept Neurol, Gen Cent Hosp, Bolzano, Italy.;Univ Lubeck, Dept Neurol, Lubeck, Germany..
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku, Finland.;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland..
    Ren, Meixia
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Fujian Med Univ, Fujian Prov Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Fuzhou, Fujian, Peoples R China..
    Rice, Kenneth
    Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Ridker, Paul M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA USA..
    Riese, Harriette
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Ripatti, Samuli
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Robino, Antonietta
    Inst Maternal & Child Hlth IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy..
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Dept Pediat & Med, LABioMed, Torrance, CA USA..
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Saba, Yasaman
    Med Univ Graz, Ctr Mol Med, Inst Mol Biol & Biochem, Graz, Austria..
    Saint Pierre, Aude
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Affiliated Inst, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.;INSERM U1078, Etab Francais Sang, Brest, France..
    Sala, Cinzia F.
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Sarin, Antti-Pekka
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Schmidt, Reinhold
    Med Univ Graz, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Dept Neurol, Graz, Austria..
    Scott, Rodney
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia.;Univ Newcastle, Fac Hlth, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.;John Hunter Hosp, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Seelen, Marc A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Div Nephrol, Dept Internal Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Shields, Denis C.
    Univ Coll Dublin, Sch Med, Conway Inst, Belfield, Ireland..
    Siscovick, David
    New York Acad Med, New York, NY USA..
    Sorice, Rossella
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys A Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy.;IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Isernia, Italy..
    Stanton, Alice
    Royal Coll Surgeons Ireland, Mol & Cellular Therapeut, Dublin 2, Ireland..
    Stott, David J.
    Univ Glasgow, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, Fac Med, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Sundström, Johan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Swertz, Morris
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Taylor, Kent D.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Los Angeles BioMed Res Inst, Torrance, CA USA.;Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Div Genet Outcomes, Dept Pediat, Torrance, CA USA..
    Thom, Simon
    Imperial Coll London, Int Ctr Circulatory Hlth, London, England..
    Tzoulaki, Ioanna
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Tzourio, Christophe
    Bordeaux Populat Hlth Ctr, INSERM U 1219, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ Hosp, Dept Publ Hlth, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ Hosp, Dept Neurol, Bordeaux, France..
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Volker, Uwe
    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Vollenweider, Peter
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, CHUV, Dept Internal Med, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Wild, Sarah
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Willemsen, Gonneke
    Vrije Univ, VU Univ Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Wright, Alan F.
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Yao, Jie
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Dept Pediat, Torrance, CA USA..
    Theriault, Sebastien
    McMaster Univ, Dept Pathol & Mol Med, Hamilton, ON, Canada..
    Conen, David
    McMaster Univ, Populat Hlth Res Inst, Hamilton, ON, Canada..
    Attia, John
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia.;Univ Newcastle, Fac Hlth, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.;John Hunter Hosp, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Sever, Peter
    Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England..
    Debette, Stephanie
    Bordeaux Populat Hlth Ctr, INSERM U 1219, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ Hosp, Dept Neurol, Bordeaux, France..
    Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Zeggini, Eleftheria
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, London, England..
    Spector, Tim D.
    van der Harst, Pim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Palmer, Colin N. A.
    Univ Dundee, Med Res Inst, Ninewells Hosp, Dundee, Scotland.;Univ Dundee, Sch Med, Dundee, Scotland..
    Vergnaud, Anne-Claire
    Imperial Coll London, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Mindich Child Hlth Dev Inst, New York, NY USA..
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Split, Dept Publ Hlth, Fac Med, Split, Croatia..
    Starr, John M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Res Ctr, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Girotto, Giorgia
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Children Hosp, Med Genet, Trieste, Italy.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, Generat Scotland, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, MRC, Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Ealing Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, Hammersmith Hosp Campus, London, England..
    Lindgren, Cecila M.
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, MA USA.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Samani, Nilesh J.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.;Univ Leicester, NIHR Leicester Biomed Res Ctr, Leicester, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, NIHR Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester, Leics, England.;Univ Edinburgh, Western Gen Hosp, MRC Human Genet Unit, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Dasman Diabet Inst, Kuwait, Kuwait.;King Abdulaziz Univ, Diabet Res Grp, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.;Danube Univ Krems, Dept Neurosci & Prevent Med, Krems An Der Donau, Austria. Univ Manchester, Div Cardiovasc Sci, Manchester, Lancs, England..
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Knekt, Paul
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Deary, Ian J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Ciullo, Marina
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys A Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy.;IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Isernia, Italy..
    Elosua, Roberto
    IMIM, Cardiovasc Epidemiol & Genet, Barcelona, Spain.;CIBERCV, Barcelona, Spain..
    Keavney, Bernard D.
    Cent Manchester Univ Hosp NHS Fdn Trust, Manchester, Lancs, England..
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Affiliated Inst, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy..
    Scott, Robert A.
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England..
    Gasparini, Paolo
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Children Hosp, Med Genet, Trieste, Italy.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Laan, Maris
    Univ Tartu, Inst Biomed & Translat Med, Tartu, Estonia..
    Liu, YongMei
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Div Publ Hlth Sci, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Watkins, Hugh
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Div Cardiovasc Med, Radcliffe Dept Med, Oxford, England..
    Hartman, Catharina A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Toniolo, Daniela
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Perola, Markus
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia.;Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland. Chron Dis Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland. Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Schmidt, Helena
    Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Ctr Mol Med, Inst Mol Biol & Biochem, Graz, Austria..
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England..
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland..
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Erasmus MC, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Icelandic Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Psaty, Bruce M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Epidemiol, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Hlth Serv, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Kaiser Permanent, Washington Hlth Res Inst, Seattle, WA USA..
    Peters, Annette
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Munich, Germany..
    Rettig, Rainer
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Physiol, Karlsburg, Germany..
    James, Alan
    Univ Western Australia, Sch Med & Pharmacol, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Pulm Physiol & Sleep, Nedlands, WA, Australia..
    Jukema, J. Wouter
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Strachan, David P.
    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London, England..
    Palmas, Walter
    Columbia Univ, Dept Med, Med Ctr, New York, NY USA..
    Metspalu, Andres
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia..
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Vrije Univ, VU Univ Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Franco, Oscar H.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Bochud, Murielle
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Newton-Cheh, Christopher
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, MA USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Broad Inst, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA..
    Munroe, Patricia B.
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, NIHR Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, London, England..
    Elliott, Paul
    Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA USA..
    Chakravarti, Aravinda
    Johns Hopkins Univ, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Sch Med, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Knight, Joanne
    Univ Lancaster, Data Sci Inst, Lancaster, England.;Univ Lancaster, Lancaster Med Sch, Lancaster, England..
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England..
    Levy, Daniel
    NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Tobin, Martin D.
    Snieder, Harold
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Caulfield, Mark J.
    William Harvey Res Inst, Clin Pharmacol, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, NIHR Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, London, England..
    Ehret, Georg B.
    Johns Hopkins Univ, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Sch Med, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Med Specialties, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland..
    Alistair, T. Y.
    Betholdson, J. -P
    Xiao, Limin
    Novel Blood Pressure Locus and Gene Discovery Using Genome-Wide Association Study and Expression Data Sets From Blood and the Kidney2017Inngår i: Hypertension, ISSN 0194-911X, E-ISSN 1524-4563, Vol. 70, nr 3, s. E4-e19Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Elevated blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and has a substantial genetic contribution. Genetic variation influencing blood pressure has the potential to identify new pharmacological targets for the treatment of hypertension. To discover additional novel blood pressure loci, we used 1000 Genomes Project-based imputation in 150 134 European ancestry individuals and sought significant evidence for independent replication in a further 228 245 individuals. We report 6 new signals of association in or near HSPB7, TNXB, LRP12, LOC283335, SEPT9, and AKT2, and provide new replication evidence for a further 2 signals in EBF2 and NFKBIA. Combining large whole-blood gene expression resources totaling 12 607 individuals, we investigated all novel and previously reported signals and identified 48 genes with evidence for involvement in blood pressure regulation that are significant in multiple resources. Three novel kidney-specific signals were also detected. These robustly implicated genes may provide new leads for therapeutic innovation.

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    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England..
    Evangelou, Evangelos
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Univ Ioannina, Sch Med, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Ioannina, Greece.;Univ Ioannina, Sch Med, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Ioannina, Greece..
    Cabrera, Claudia P.
    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England..
    Gao, He
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England..
    Ren, Meixia
    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England.;Fujian Med Univ, Fujian Prov Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Fuzhou, Peoples R China..
    Mifsud, Borbala
    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England..
    Ntalla, Ioanna
    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England..
    Surendran, Praveen
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Liu, Chunyu
    NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, NIH, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Boston, MA USA.;NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Cook, James P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England..
    Kraja, Aldi T.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.;Washington Univ, Sch Med, Ctr Genome Sci & Syst Biol, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Drenos, Fotios
    Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit, Bristol, Avon, England.;UCL, Inst Cardiovasc Sci, Ctr Cardiovasc Genet, London, England..
    Loh, Marie
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;ASTAR, Translat Lab Genet Med, Singapore, Singapore..
    Verweij, Niek
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA..
    Marten, Jonathan
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Karaman, Ibrahim
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Lepe, Marcelo P. Segura
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Bayer Pharma, Berlin, Germany..
    O'Reilly, Paul F.
    Kings Coll London, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, London, England..
    Knight, Joanne
    Univ Lancaster, Data Sci Inst, Lancaster, England..
    Snieder, Harold
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Kato, Norihiro
    Natl Ctr Global Hlth & Med, Res Inst, Dept Gene Diagnost & Therapeut, Tokyo, Japan..
    He, Jiang
    Tulane Univ, Sch Publ Hlth & Trop Med, Dept Epidemiol, New Orleans, LA USA..
    Tai, E. Shyong
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore.;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore.;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Med, Singapore, Singapore..
    Said, M. Abdullah
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Porteous, David
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Alver, Maris
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia. Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Imperial Clin Trials Unit, London, England..
    Poulter, Neil
    Farrall, Martin
    Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Div Cardiovasc Med, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Oxford, England..
    Gansevoort, Ron T.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Nephrol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Padmanabhan, Sandosh
    Univ Glasgow, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Generat Scotland, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Glasgow, Coll Med Vet & Life Sci, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, British Heart Fdn Glasgow Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Magi, Reedik
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia. Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Imperial Clin Trials Unit, London, England..
    Stanton, Alice
    Royal Coll Surgeons Ireland, Mol & Cellular Therapeut, Dublin, Ireland..
    Connell, John
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Dundee, Scotland..
    Bakker, Stephan J. L.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Internal Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Metspalu, Andres
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia. Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Imperial Clin Trials Unit, London, England..
    Shields, Denis C.
    Univ Coll Dublin, Conway Inst, Sch Med, Dublin, Ireland..
    Thom, Simon
    Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, Int Ctr Circulatory Hlth, London, England..
    Brown, Morris
    Sever, Peter
    Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England..
    Esko, Tonu
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia. Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Imperial Clin Trials Unit, London, England.;Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia. Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Imperial Clin Trials Unit, London, England.;Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, England..
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Generat Scotland, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    van der Harst, Pim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Saleheen, Danish
    Univ Penn, Perelman Sch Med, Dept Biostat & Epidemiol, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA.;Ctr Noncommun Dis, Karachi, Pakistan.;Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England..
    Chowdhury, Rajiv
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Chambers, John C.
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp Natl Hlth Serv NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England.;Nanyang Technol Univ, Lee Kong Chian Sch Med, Singapore, Singapore.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England..
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Chakravarti, Aravinda
    Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Med, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Newton-Cheh, Christopher
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, England..
    Lindgren, Cecilia M.
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Big Data Inst, Li Ka Shing Ctr Hlth Informat & Discovery, Oxford, England..
    Levy, Daniel
    NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, NIH, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, NIH, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll London, Cardiovasc Sci, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, Hammersmith Campus, London, England..
    Keavney, Bernard
    Univ Manchester, Fac Biol Med & Hlth, Div Cardiovasc Sci, Manchester, Lancs, England.;Cent Manchester NHS Fdn Trust, Manchester Acad Hlth Sci Ctr, Div Med, Manchester, Lancs, England..
    Tomaszewski, Maciej
    Univ Manchester, Fac Biol Med & Hlth, Div Cardiovasc Sci, Manchester, Lancs, England.;Cent Manchester NHS Fdn Trust, Manchester Acad Hlth Sci Ctr, Div Med, Manchester, Lancs, England..
    Samani, Nilesh J.
    Howson, Joanna M. M.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Tobin, Martin D.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Munroe, Patricia B.
    Ehret, Georg B.
    Wain, Louise V.
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Barnes, Michael R.
    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England..
    Tzoulaki, Joanna
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Univ Ioannina, Sch Med, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Ioannina, Greece.;Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England..
    Caulfield, Mark J.
    Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Natl Inst Hlth Res, London, England..
    Elliott, Paul
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England.;Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England..
    Vaez, Ahmad
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Isfahan Univ Med Sci, Res Inst Primordial Prevent Noncommun Dis, Esfahan, Iran..
    Jansen, Rick
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Neurosci Campus Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Joehanes, Roby
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA USA..
    van der Most, Peter J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Erzurumluoglu, A. Mesut
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    O'Reilly, Paul
    Kings Coll London, Inst Psychiat Psychol & Neurosci, London, England..
    Rose, Lynda M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Verwoert, Germaine C.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Vrije Univ, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Strawbridge, Rona J.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Cardiovasc Med Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Sjukhuset, Ctr Mol Med, Solna, Sweden..
    Arking, Dan E.
    Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Med, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Hwang, Shih-Jen
    NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, US NIH, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Guo, Xiuqing
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, LABioMed, Dept Pediat, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Trompet, Stella
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Shrine, Nick
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Teumer, Alexander
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Ried, Janina S.
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Bis, Joshua C.
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA USA..
    Smith, Albert V.
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Amin, Najaf
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Lyytikainen, Leo-Pekka
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland..
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge, England..
    Hofer, Edith
    Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Inst Med Informat Stat & Documentat, Graz, Austria..
    Joshi, Peter K.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Kristiansson, Kati
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Traglia, Michela
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Havulinna, Aki S.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Goel, Anuj
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Oxford, England..
    Nalls, Mike A.
    NIA, Neurogenet Lab, US NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Kelly Serv, Rockville, MD USA..
    Sober, Siim
    Univ Tartu, Inst Mol & Cell Biol, Human Mol Genet Res Grp, Tartu, Estonia..
    Vuckovic, Dragana
    Sidra Med & Res Ctr, Expt Genet Div, Doha, Qatar.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Luan, Jian'an
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge, England..
    Del Greco M, Fabiola
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Univ Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany..
    Ayers, Kristin L.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Genet & Genom Sci, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Marrugat, Jaume
    IMIM, Cardiovasc Epidemiol & Genet, Barcelona, Spain..
    Ruggiero, Daniela
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy..
    Lopez, Lorna M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Beaumont Hosp, Educ & Res Ctr, Royal Coll Surg Ireland, Dept Psychiat, Dublin, Ireland.;UCD, Ctr Proteome Res, UCD Conway Inst, Dublin, Ireland..
    Niiranen, Teemu
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Nelson, Christopher P.
    Univ Leicester, Glenfield Hosp, BHF Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, NIHR Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Huffman, Jennifer E.
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Zhang, Weihua
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Dept Cardiol, Southall, Middx, England..
    Gandin, Ilaria
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Harris, Sarah E.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Zemonik, Tatijana
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Biol, Split, Croatia..
    Lu, Yingchang
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Shah, Nabi
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Med Res Inst, Dundee, Scotland.;COMSATS Inst Informat Technol, Dept Pharm, Abbottabad, Pakistan..
    de Borst, Martin H.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Internal Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Mangino, Massimo
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London, England.;Natl Inst Hlth Res, Biomed Res Ctr, London, England..
    Prins, Bram P.
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Campbell, Archie
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Generat Scotland, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Li-Gao, Ruifang
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Chauhan, Ganesh
    Bordeaux Populat Hlth Ctr, INSERM, U1219, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ, Bordeaux, France..
    Oldmeadow, Christopher
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Abecasis, Goncalo
    SPH II, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI USA..
    Abedi, Maryam
    Isfahan Univ Med Sci, Dept Genet & Mol Biol, Esfahan, Iran..
    Barbieri, Caterina M.
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Batini, Chiara
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Blake, Tineka
    Univ Leicester, Dept Hlth Sci, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Boehnke, Michael
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Bottinger, Erwin P.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Braund, Peter S.
    Univ Leicester, Glenfield Hosp, BHF Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Leicester, Leics, England.;Glenfield Hosp, NIHR Leicester Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, Leicester, Leics, England..
    Brumat, Marco
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Campbell, Harry
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Cocca, Massimiliano
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Collins, Francis
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, US NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Cordell, Heather J.
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Med Genet, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 7RU, Tyne & Wear, England..
    Damman, Jeffrey J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Pathol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Davies, Gail
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    de Geus, Eco J.
    Vrije Univ, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    de Mutsert, Renee
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Deelen, Joris
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Mol Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Demirkale, Yusuf
    US NIH, Ctr Informat Technol, Bethesda, MD USA..
    Doney, Alex S. F.
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Med Res Inst, Dundee, Scotland..
    Dorr, Marcus
    DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Internal Med B, Greifswald, Germany..
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Franberg, Mattias
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Cardiovasc Med Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Sjukhuset, Ctr Mol Med, Solna, Sweden.;Stockholm Univ, Dept Numer Anal & Comp Sci, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Giedraitis, Vilmantas
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap, Geriatrik.
    Gieger, Christian
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Deutsch Forsch Zentrum Gesundheit & Umwelt, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Giulianini, Franco
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Gow, Alan J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Heriot Watt Univ, Sch Life Sci, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Hamsten, Anders
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Cardiovasc Med Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Sjukhuset, Ctr Mol Med, Solna, Sweden..
    Harris, Tamara B.
    NIA, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol Demog & Biometry, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hofman, Albert
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Harvard TH Chan Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Boston, MA USA..
    Holliday, Elizabeth G.
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Imperial Coll London, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England.;Univ Oulu, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Bioctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland.;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Care, Oulu, Finland..
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Johnson, Andrew D.
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;NHLBI, Cardiovasc Epidemiol & Human Genom Branch, Bldg 10, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Jousilahti, Pekka
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Jula, Antti
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kahonen, Mika
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland..
    Kathiresan, Sekar
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA..
    Khaw, Kay-Tee
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England..
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split, Croatia..
    Koskinen, Seppo
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge, England..
    Larson, Marty
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Launer, Lenore J.
    NIA, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol Demog & Biometry, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Lehne, Benjamin
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Liewald, David C. M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Lin, Li
    Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Med, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland..
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Mach, Francois
    Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Med, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland..
    Mamasoula, Chrysovalanto
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Hlth & Soc, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England..
    Menni, Cristina
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London, England..
    Milaneschi, Yuri
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Morgan, Anna
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Morris, Andrew D.
    Univ Edinburgh, Sch Med, Sch Mol Genet & Populat Hlth Sci, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Morrison, Alanna C.
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol Human Genet & Environm Sci, Houston, TX 77030 USA..
    Munson, Peter J.
    US NIH, Ctr Informat Technol, Bethesda, MD USA..
    Nandakumar, Priyanka
    Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Med, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Nguyen, Quang Tri
    Nutile, Teresa
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy..
    Oldehinkel, Albertine J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Org, Elin
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia. Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Imperial Clin Trials Unit, London, England..
    Palotie, Aarno
    Univ Helsinki, FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Pare, Guillaume
    McMaster Univ, Dept Pathol & Mol Med, Hamilton, ON, Canada..
    Pattie, Alison
    Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Penninx, Brenda W. J. H.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Univ Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany.;Gen Cent Hosp, Dept Neurol, Bolzano, Italy.;Univ Lubeck, Dept Neurol, Lubeck, Germany..
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku, Finland.;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland..
    Rice, Kenneth
    Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Ridker, Paul M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA USA..
    Riese, Harriette
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Ripatti, Samuli
    Univ Helsinki, FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Robino, Antonietta
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy..
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, LABioMed, Dept Pediat, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA.;Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, LABioMed, Dept Med, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Saba, Yasaman
    Med Univ Graz, Ctr Mol Med, Inst Mol Biol & Biochem, Graz, Austria..
    Saint Pierre, Aude
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Univ Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany.;Etab Francais Sang, INSERM, U1078, Brest, France..
    Sala, Cinzia F.
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Sarin, Antti-Pekka
    Univ Helsinki, FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Schmidt, Reinhold
    Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Graz, Austria..
    Scott, Rodney
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia.;Univ Newcastle, Fac Hlth, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.;John Hunter Hosp, Sch Biomed Sci & Pharm, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Seelen, Marc A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Internal Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Siscovick, David
    New York Acad Med, New York, NY USA..
    Sorice, Rossella
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy.;IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy..
    Stott, David J.
    Univ Glasgow, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Sundström, Johan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Swertz, Morris
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Taylor, Kent D.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Los Angeles BioMed Res Inst, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA.;Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Dept Pediat, Div Genet Outcomes, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Tzoulaki, Ioanna
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Tzourio, Christophe
    Bordeaux Populat Hlth Ctr, INSERM, U1219, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ Hosp, Dept Publ Hlth, Bordeaux, France..
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Volker, Uwe
    DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Gen, Greifswald, Germany..
    Vollenweider, Peter
    CHU Vaudois, Univ Lausanne Hosp, Dept Internal Med, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Wild, Sarah
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Willemsen, Gonneke
    Vrije Univ, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Wright, Alan F.
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Yao, Jie
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, LABioMed, Dept Pediat, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Theriault, Sebastien
    McMaster Univ, Dept Pathol & Mol Med, Hamilton, ON, Canada..
    Conen, David
    McMaster Univ, Populat Hlth Res Inst, Hamilton, ON, Canada..
    John, Attia
    Hunter Med Res Inst, New Lambton, NSW, Australia.;Univ Newcastle, Fac Hlth, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.;John Hunter Hosp, Sch Biomed Sci & Pharm, New Lambton, NSW, Australia..
    Debette, Stephanie
    Bordeaux Populat Hlth Ctr, INSERM, U1219, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ, Bordeaux, France.;Bordeaux Univ Hosp, Dept Neurol, Bordeaux, France..
    Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Zeggini, Eleftheria
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Spector, Tim D.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London, England..
    Palmer, Colin N. A.
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Med Res Inst, Dundee, Scotland..
    Vergnaud, Anne-Claire
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Graz, Austria.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Mindich Child Hlth Dev Inst, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split, Croatia..
    Starr, John M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Res Ctr, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Girotto, Giorgia
    Sidra Med & Res Ctr, Expt Genet Div, Doha, Qatar.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Lindgren, Cecila M.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, England..
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;South Ostrobothnia Cent Hosp, Seinajoki, Finland.;Hosp Univ La Paz, Red RECAVA Grp RD06 0014 0015, Madrid, Spain.;Danube Univ Krems, Ctr Vasc Prevent, Krems, Austria..
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Knekt, Paul
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Deary, Ian J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Dept Psychol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Ciullo, Marina
    CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys Buzzati Traverso, Naples, Italy.;IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy..
    Elosua, Roberto
    IMIM, Cardiovasc Epidemiol & Genet, Barcelona, Spain..
    Keavney, Bernard D.
    Univ Manchester, Fac Biol Med & Hlth, Div Cardiovasc Sci, Manchester, Lancs, England..
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Univ Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany..
    Scott, Robert A.
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge, England..
    Gasparini, Paolo
    Sidra Med & Res Ctr, Expt Genet Div, Doha, Qatar.;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy..
    Laan, Maris
    Univ Tartu, Inst Mol & Cell Biol, Human Mol Genet Res Grp, Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Tartu, Inst Biomed & Translat Med, Tartu, Estonia..
    Liu, YongMei
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Div Publ Hlth Sci, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Watkins, Hugh
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Oxford, England..
    Hartman, Catharina A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf THL, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Toniolo, Daniela
    Ist Sci San Raffaele, Div Genet & Cell Biol, Milan, Italy..
    Perola, Markus
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Helsinki, FIMM, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia..
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Schmidt, Helena
    Med Univ Graz, Ctr Mol Med, Inst Mol Biol & Biochem, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Graz, Austria..
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Sch Clin Med, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge, England..
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland..
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Psaty, Bruce M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Epidemiol, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Hlth Serv, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Grp Hlth, Grp Hlth Res Inst, Seattle, WA USA..
    Peters, Annette
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Rettig, Rainer
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Physiol, Karlsburg, Germany..
    James, Alan
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Pulm Physiol & Sleep, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Med & Pharmacol, Crawley, WA, Australia..
    Jukema, J. Wouter
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Strachan, David P.
    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London, England..
    Palmas, Walter
    Columbia Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Med, New York, NY USA..
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Stanford Univ, Dept Med, Sch Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Vrije Univ, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Franco, Oscar H.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Bochud, Murielle
    Univ Lausanne Hosp, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Genome-wide association analysis identifies novel blood pressure loci and offers biological insights into cardiovascular risk2017Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 49, nr 3, s. 403-415Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Elevated blood pressure is the leading heritable risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide. We report genetic association of blood pressure (systolic, diastolic, pulse pressure) among UK Biobank participants of European ancestry with independent replication in other cohorts, and robust validation of 107 independent loci. We also identify new independent variants at 11 previously reported blood pressure loci. In combination with results from a range of in silico functional analyses and wet bench experiments, our findings highlight new biological pathways for blood pressure regulation enriched for genes expressed in vascular tissues and identify potential therapeutic targets for hypertension. Results from genetic risk score models raise the possibility of a precision medicine approach through early lifestyle intervention to offset the impact of blood pressure-raising genetic variants on future cardiovascular disease risk.

  • 178.
    Wetterbom, Anna
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Ameur, Adam
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Feuk, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Cavelier, Lucia
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Identification of novel exons and transcribed regions by chimpanzee transcriptome sequencing2010Inngår i: Genome Biology, ISSN 1474-760X, Vol. 11, nr 7, s. R78-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Background: We profile the chimpanzee transcriptome by using deep sequencing of cDNA from brain and liver, aiming to quantify expression of known genes and to identify novel transcribed regions. Results: Using stringent criteria for transcription, we identify 12,843 expressed genes, with a majority being found in both tissues. We further identify 9,826 novel transcribed regions that are not overlapping with annotated exons, mRNAs or ESTs. Over 80% of the novel transcribed regions map within or in the vicinity of known genes, and by combining sequencing data with de novo splice predictions we predict several of the novel transcribed regions to be new exons or 3' UTRs. For approximately 350 novel transcribed regions, the corresponding DNA sequence is absent in the human reference genome. The presence of novel transcribed regions in five genes and in one intergenic region is further validated with RT-PCR. Finally, we describe and experimentally validate a putative novel multi-exon gene that belongs to the ATP-cassette transporter gene family. This gene does not appear to be functional in human since one exon is absent from the human genome. In addition to novel exons and UTRs, novel transcribed regions may also stem from different types of noncoding transcripts. We note that expressed repeats and introns from unspliced mRNAs are especially common in our data. Conclusions: Our results extend the chimpanzee gene catalogue with a large number of novel exons and 3' UTRs and thus support the view that mammalian gene annotations are not yet complete.

  • 179.
    Wetterbom, Anna
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Cavelier, Lucia
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för genetik och patologi.
    Bergström, Tomas F.
    Genome-wide analysis of chimpanzee genes with premature termination codons2009Inngår i: BMC Genomics, ISSN 1471-2164, E-ISSN 1471-2164, Vol. 10, s. 56-Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    BACKGROUND: Premature termination codons (PTCs) cause mRNA degradation or a truncated protein and thereby contribute to the transcriptome and proteome divergence between species. Here we present the first genome-wide study of PTCs in the chimpanzee. By comparing the human and chimpanzee genome sequences we identify and characterize genes with PTCs, in order to understand the contribution of these mutations to the transcriptome diversity between the species. RESULTS: We have studied a total of 13,487 human-chimpanzee gene pairs and found that ~8% were affected by PTCs in the chimpanzee. A majority (764/1,109) of PTCs were caused by insertions or deletions and the remaining part was caused by substitutions. The distribution of PTC genes varied between chromosomes, with Y having the highest proportion. Furthermore, the density of PTC genes varied on a megabasepair scale within chromosomes and we found the density to be correlated both with indel divergence and proximity to the telomere. Within genes, PTCs were more common close to the 5' and 3' ends of the amino acid sequence. Gene Ontology classification revealed that olfactory receptor genes were over represented among the PTC genes. CONCLUSION: Our results showed that the density of PTC genes fluctuated across the genome depending on the local genomic context. PTCs were preferentially located in the terminal parts of the transcript, which generally have a lower frequency of functional domains, indicating that selection was operating against PTCs at sites central to protein function. The enrichment of GO terms associated with olfaction suggests that PTCs may have influenced the difference in the repertoire of olfactory genes between humans and chimpanzees. In summary, 8% of the chimpanzee genes were affected by PTCs and this type of variation is likely to have an important effect on the transcript and proteomic divergence between humans and chimpanzees.

  • 180. Willer, Cristen J.
    et al.
    Schmidt, Ellen M.
    Sengupta, Sebanti
    Peloso, Gina M.
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Kanoni, Stavroula
    Ganna, Andrea
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Chen, Jin
    Buchkovich, Martin L.
    Mora, Samia
    Beckmann, Jacques S.
    Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L.
    Chang, Hsing-Yi
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Den Hertog, Heleen M.
    Do, Ron
    Donnelly, Louise A.
    Ehret, Georg B.
    Esko, Tonu
    Feitosa, Mary F.
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Fischer, Krista
    Fontanillas, Pierre
    Fraser, Ross M.
    Freitag, Daniel F.
    Gurdasani, Deepti
    Heikkila, Kauko
    Hyppoenen, Elina
    Isaacs, Aaron
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Uppsala kliniska forskningscentrum (UCR).
    Johnson, Toby
    Kaakinen, Marika
    Kettunen, Johannes
    Kleber, Marcus E.
    Li, Xiaohui
    Luan, Jian'an
    Lyytikainen, Leo-Pekka
    Magnusson, Patrik K. E.
    Mangino, Massimo
    Mihailov, Evelin
    Montasser, May E.
    Mueller-Nurasyid, Martina
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R.
    Palmer, Cameron D.
    Perola, Markus
    Petersen, Ann-Kristin
    Sanna, Serena
    Saxena, Richa
    Service, Susan K.
    Shah, Sonia
    Shungin, Dmitry
    Sidore, Carlo
    Song, Ci
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Strawbridge, Rona J.
    Surakka, Ida
    Tanaka, Toshiko
    Teslovich, Tanya M.
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Van den Herik, Evita G.
    Voight, Benjamin F.
    Volcik, Kelly A.
    Waite, Lindsay L.
    Wong, Andrew
    Wu, Ying
    Zhang, Weihua
    Absher, Devin
    Asiki, Gershim
    Barroso, Ines
    Been, Latonya F.
    Bolton, Jennifer L.
    Bonnycastle, Lori L.
    Brambilla, Paolo
    Burnett, Mary S.
    Cesana, Giancarlo
    Dimitriou, Maria
    Doney, Alex S. F.
    Doering, Angela
    Elliott, Paul
    Epstein, Stephen E.
    Eyjolfsson, Gudmundur Ingi
    Gigante, Bruna
    Goodarzi, Mark O.
    Grallert, Harald
    Gravito, Martha L.
    Groves, Christopher J.
    Hallmans, Goran
    Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa
    Hayward, Caroline
    Hernandez, Dena
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    Holm, Hilma
    Hung, Yi-Jen
    Illig, Thomas
    Jones, Michelle R.
    Kaleebu, Pontiano
    Kastelein, John J. P.
    Khaw, Kay-Tee
    Kim, Eric
    Klopp, Norman
    Komulainen, Pirjo
    Kumari, Meena
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Lin, Shih-Yi
    Lindstrom, Jaana
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Mach, Francois
    McArdle, Wendy L.
    Meisinger, Christa
    Mitchell, Braxton D.
    Mueller, Gabrielle
    Nagaraja, Ramaiah
    Narisu, Narisu
    Nieminen, Tuomo V. M.
    Nsubuga, Rebecca N.
    Olafsson, Isleifur
    Ong, Ken K.
    Palotie, Aarno
    Papamarkou, Theodore
    Pomilla, Cristina
    Pouta, Anneli
    Rader, Daniel J.
    Reilly, Muredach P.
    Ridker, Paul M.
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Rudan, Igor
    Ruokonen, Aimo
    Samani, Nilesh
    Scharnagl, Hubert
    Seeley, Janet
    Silander, Kaisa
    Stancakova, Alena
    Stirrups, Kathleen
    Swift, Amy J.
    Tiret, Laurence
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    van Pelt, L. Joost
    Vedantam, Sailaja
    Wainwright, Nicholas
    Wijmenga, Cisca
    Wild, Sarah H.
    Willemsen, Gonneke
    Wilsgaard, Tom
    Wilson, James F.
    Young, Elizabeth H.
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Adair, Linda S.
    Arveiler, Dominique
    Assimes, Themistocles L.
    Bandinelli, Stefania
    Bennett, Franklyn
    Bochud, Murielle
    Boehm, Bernhard O.
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Borecki, Ingrid B.
    Bornstein, Stefan R.
    Bovet, Pascal
    Burnier, Michel
    Campbell, Harry
    Chakravarti, Aravinda
    Chambers, John C.
    Chen, Yii-Der Ida
    Collins, Francis S.
    Cooper, Richard S.
    Danesh, John
    Dedoussis, George
    de Faire, Ulf
    Feranil, Alan B.
    Ferrieres, Jean
    Ferrucci, Luigi
    Freimer, Nelson B.
    Gieger, Christian
    Groop, Leif C.
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik.
    Hamsten, Anders
    Harris, Tamara B.
    Hingorani, Aroon
    Hirschhorn, Joel N.
    Hofman, Albert
    Hovingh, G. Kees
    Hsiung, Chao Agnes
    Humphries, Steve E.
    Hunt, Steven C.
    Hveem, Kristian
    Iribarren, Carlos
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Jula, Antti
    Kahonen, Mika
    Kaprio, Jaakko
    Kesaniemi, Antero
    Kivimaki, Mika
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    Koudstaal, Peter J.
    Krauss, Ronald M.
    Kuh, Diana
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Kyvik, Kirsten O.
    Laakso, Markku
    Lakka, Timo A.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Lindgren, Cecilia M.
    Martin, Nicholas G.
    Maerz, Winfried
    McCarthy, Mark I.
    McKenzie, Colin A.
    Meneton, Pierre
    Metspalu, Andres
    Moilanen, Leena
    Morris, Andrew D.
    Munroe, Patricia B.
    Njolstad, Inger
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Power, Chris
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Price, Jackie F.
    Psaty, Bruce M.
    Quertermous, Thomas
    Rauramaa, Rainer
    Saleheen, Danish
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Sanghera, Dharambir K.
    Saramies, Jouko
    Schwarz, Peter E. H.
    Sheu, Wayne H-H
    Shuldiner, Alan R.
    Siegbahn, Agneta
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Uppsala kliniska forskningscentrum (UCR). Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Koagulation och inflammationsvetenskap.
    Spector, Tim D.
    Stefansson, Kari
    Strachan, David P.
    Tayo, Bamidele O.
    Tremoli, Elena
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Uusitupa, Matti
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Vollenweider, Peter
    Wallentin, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Uppsala kliniska forskningscentrum (UCR). Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiologi.
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Whitfield, John B.
    Wolffenbuttel, Bruce H. R.
    Ordovas, Jose M.
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Palmer, Colin N. A.
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Franks, Paul W.
    Ripatti, Samuli
    Cupples, L. Adrienne
    Sandhu, Manjinder S.
    Rich, Stephen S.
    Boehnke, Michael
    Deloukas, Panos
    Kathiresan, Sekar
    Mohlke, Karen L.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Abecasis, Goncalo R.
    Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levels2013Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 45, nr 11, s. 1274-1283Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, triglycerides and total cholesterol are heritable, modifiable risk factors for coronary artery disease. To identify new loci and refine known loci influencing these lipids, we examined 188,577 individuals using genome-wide and custom genotyping arrays. We identify and annotate 157 loci associated with lipid levels at P < 5 x 10(-8), including 62 loci not previously associated with lipid levels in humans. Using dense genotyping in individuals of European, East Asian, South Asian and African ancestry, we narrow association signals in 12 loci. We find that loci associated with blood lipid levels are often associated with cardiovascular and metabolic traits, including coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, blood pressure, waist-hip ratio and body mass index. Our results demonstrate the value of using genetic data from individuals of diverse ancestry and provide insights into the biological mechanisms regulating blood lipids to guide future genetic, biological and therapeutic research.

  • 181.
    Winkler, Thomas W.
    et al.
    Univ Regensburg, Inst Epidemiol & Prevent Med, Dept Genet Epidemiol, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany..
    Justice, Anne E.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    Graff, Mariaelisa
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    Barata, Llilda
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Feitosa, Mary F.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Chu, Su
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Czajkowski, Jacek
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Esko, Tonu
    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Ctr Basic & Translat Obes Res, Boston, MA USA.;Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Fall, Tove
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi.
    Kilpelainen, Tuomas O.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Lu, Yingchang
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Magi, Reedik
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Mihailov, Evelin
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Pers, Tune H.
    Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Ctr Basic & Translat Obes Res, Boston, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst MIT & Harvard, Med & Populat Genet Program, Cambridge, MA USA..
    Rueeger, Sina
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Hosp Lausanne CHUV, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Teumer, Alexander
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany..
    Ehret, Georg B.
    Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Specialties Internal Med, Geneva, Switzerland.;Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Med, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Heard-Costa, Nancy L.
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Boston, MA 02215 USA.;NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Karjalainen, Juha
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Lagou, Vasiliki
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England..
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Neinast, Michael D.
    Univ Texas SW Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Internal Med, Dallas, TX 75390 USA..
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England.;Hammersmith Hosp, London, England.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Genom Common Dis, London, England..
    Simino, Jeannette
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Teslovich, Tanya M.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Jansen, Rick
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Westra, Harm-Jan
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Div Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Div Rheumatol, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Partners Ctr Personalized Genet Med, Boston, MA USA..
    White, Charles C.
    Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Absher, Devin
    HudsonAlpha Inst Biotechnol, Huntsville, AL USA..
    Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Steno Diabet Ctr A S, Gentofte, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Herlev & Gentofte Hosp, COPSAC, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Ahmad, Shafqat
    Skane Univ Hosp Malmo, Dept Clin Sci, Genet & Mol Epidemiol Unit, Malmo, Sweden..
    Albrecht, Eva
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Alves, Alexessander Couto
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC Hlth Protect Agcy HPA Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    de Craen, Anton J. M.
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Bis, Joshua C.
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Bonnefond, Amelie
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Boucher, Gabrielle
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada..
    Cadby, Gemma
    Univ Western Australia, Ctr Genet Origins Hlth & Dis, Crawley, WA, Australia..
    Cheng, Yu-Ching
    VA Maryland Hlth Care Syst, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Chiang, Charleston W. K.
    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Dept Ecol & Evolutionary Biol, Los Angeles, CA USA..
    Delgado, Graciela
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany..
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Dueker, Nicole
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Eklund, Niina
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Publ Hlth Genom Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland..
    Eiriksdottir, Gudny
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland..
    Eriksson, Joel
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Feenstra, Bjarke
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Fischer, Krista
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Frau, Francesca
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy.;Filarete Fdn, Genom & Bioinformat Unit, Milan, Italy..
    Galesloot, Tessel E.
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
    Geller, Frank
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Goel, Anuj
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Gorski, Mathias
    Univ Regensburg, Inst Epidemiol & Prevent Med, Dept Genet Epidemiol, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany.;Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany..
    Grammer, Tanja B.
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany..
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi.
    Haitjema, Saskia
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Huffman, Jennifer E.
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Jacobs, Kevin B.
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NCI, Core Genotyping Facil, SAIC Frederick Inc, Frederick, MD 21701 USA..
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Kaakinen, Marika
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC Hlth Protect Agcy HPA Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Univ Oulu, Inst Hlth Sci, Oulu, Finland..
    Kleber, Marcus E.
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany..
    Lahti, Jari
    Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Behav Sci, Helsinki, Finland..
    Leach, Irene Mateo
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Lehne, Benjamin
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Liu, Youfang
    Univ N Carolina Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthrit Res Ctr, Chaper Hill, NC USA..
    Lo, Ken Sin
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada..
    Lorentzon, Mattias
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Luan, Jian'an
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Madden, Pamela A. F.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, St Louis, MO USA..
    Mangino, Massimo
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    McKnight, Barbara
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Fred Hutchinson Canc Res Ctr, Div Publ Hlth Sci, Program Biostat & Biomath, Seattle, WA 98104 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Medina-Gomez, Carolina
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Monda, Keri L.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA.;Amgen Inc, Ctr Observat Res, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 USA..
    Montasser, May E.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Mueller, Gabriele
    Univ Dresden, Med Fac Carl Gustav Carus, Ctr Evidence Based Healthcare, Dresden, Germany..
    Mueller-Nurasyid, Martina
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;Univ Munich, Univ Hosp Grosshadern, Dept Med 1, D-81377 Munich, Germany.;Univ Munich, Inst Med Informat Biometry & Epidemiol, Chair Genet Epidemiol, D-81377 Munich, Germany.;Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany..
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Panoutsopoulou, Kalliope
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Pascoe, Laura
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Cell & Mol Biosci, Newcastle, NSW, Australia..
    Paternoster, Lavinia
    Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit, Bristol, Avon, England..
    Rayner, Nigel W.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Renstrom, Frida
    Skane Univ Hosp Malmo, Dept Clin Sci, Genet & Mol Epidemiol Unit, Malmo, Sweden..
    Rizzi, Federica
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy.;Filarete Fdn, Genom & Bioinformat Unit, Milan, Italy..
    Rose, Lynda M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Ryan, Kathy A.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Salo, Perttu
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Publ Hlth Genom Unit, Helsinki, Finland..
    Sanna, Serena
    CNR, Ist Ric Genet & Biomed, Monserrato, Italy..
    Scharnagl, Hubert
    Med Univ Graz, Inst Clin Med, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Chem Lab Diagnost, Graz, Austria..
    Shi, Jianxin
    NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Smith, Albert Vernon
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Southam, Lorraine
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Stancakova, Alena
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Strawbridge, Rona J.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Sung, Yun Ju
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Tachmazidou, Ioanna
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Tanaka, Toshiko
    NIA, Translat Gerontol Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA..
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Trompet, Stella
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Pervjakova, Natalia
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Publ Hlth Genom Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Tartu, Inst Cell & Mol Biol, Dept Biotechnol, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland..
    Tyrer, Jonathan P.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Oncol, Cambridge, England..
    Vandenput, Liesbeth
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    van der Laan, Sander W.
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    van der Velde, Nathalie
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Univ Amsterdam, Acad Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Geriatr Med Sect, NL-1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    van Setten, Jessica
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Med Genet, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Endocrinol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Verweij, Niek
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Vlachopoulou, Efthymia
    Univ Helsinki, Transplantat Lab, Haartman Inst, Helsinki, Finland..
    Waite, Lindsay L.
    HudsonAlpha Inst Biotechnol, Huntsville, AL USA..
    Wang, Sophie R.
    Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Program Genom, Boston, MA USA..
    Wang, Zhaoming
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NCI, Core Genotyping Facil, SAIC Frederick Inc, Frederick, MD 21701 USA..
    Wild, Sarah H.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Populat Hlth Sci, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Willenborg, Christina
    Hamburg Kiel Lubeck, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Lubeck, Germany.;Univ Lubeck, Inst Integrat & Expt Genom, Lubeck, Germany..
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Wong, Andrew
    MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England..
    Yang, Jian
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Yengo, Loic
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Yu, Lei
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Zhang, Weihua
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England..
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Andersson, Ehm A.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Bakker, Stephan J. L.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Baldassarre, Damiano
    IRCCS, Ctr Cardiol Monzino, Milan, Italy.;Univ Milan, Dipartimento Sci Farmacol & Biomol, Milan, Italy..
    Banasik, Karina
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Barcella, Matteo
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy..
    Barlassina, Cristina
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy..
    Bellis, Claire
    Texas Biomed Res Inst, Dept Genet, San Antonio, TX USA.;Queensland Univ Technol, Inst Hlth & Biomed Innovat, Genom Res Ctr, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia..
    Benaglio, Paola
    Univ Calif San Diego, Dept Pediat, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA.;Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Blangero, John
    Texas Biomed Res Inst, Dept Genet, San Antonio, TX USA..
    Blueher, Matthias
    Univ Leipzig, IFB Adipos Dis, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany.;Univ Leipzig, Dept Med, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Bonnet, Fabrice
    Univ Rennes 1, Rennes, France..
    Bonnycastle, Lori L.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Boyd, Heather A.
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Bruinenberg, Marcel
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, LifeLines Cohort Study, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Buchman, Aron S.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Campbell, Harry
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Chen, Yii-Der Ida
    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Med Ctr, Los Angeles BioMed Res Inst Harbor, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Chines, Peter S.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Claudi-Boehm, Simone
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Cole, John
    VA Maryland Hlth Care Syst, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Collins, Francis S.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    de Geus, Eco J. C.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    de Groot, Lisette C. P. G. M.
    Wageningen Univ, Dept Human Nutr, NL-6700 AP Wageningen, Netherlands..
    Dimitriou, Maria
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Harokopio Univ, Dept Dietet Nutr, Athens, Greece..
    Duan, Jubao
    NorthShore Univ HealthSyst, Evanston, IL USA.;Univ Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA..
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Eury, Elodie
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Farmaki, Aliki-Eleni
    Harokopio Univ, Sch Hlth Sci & Educ, Dept Nutr & Dietet, Athens, Greece..
    Forouhi, Nita G.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Friedrich, Nele
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Clin Chem & Lab Med, Greifswald, Germany..
    Gejman, Pablo V.
    NorthShore Univ HealthSyst, Evanston, IL USA.;Univ Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA..
    Gigante, Bruna
    Karolinska Inst, Inst Environm Med, Div Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Glorioso, Nicola
    AOU Univ Sassari, Hypertens & Related Dis Ctr, Sassari, Italy..
    Go, Alan S.
    Kaiser Permanente, Div Res, Oakland, CA USA..
    Gottesman, Omri
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Graessler, Juergen
    Univ Dresden, Dept Med Pathobiochem 3, Dresden, Germany..
    Grallert, Harald
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Grarup, Niels
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Gu, Yu-Mei
    Univ Leuven, KU Leuven Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Res Unit Hypertens & Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Leuven, Belgium..
    Broer, Linda
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Ham, Annelies C.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hansen, Torben
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Southern Denmark, Fac Hlth Sci, Odense, Denmark..
    Harris, Tamara B.
    NIA, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hartman, Catharina A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Psychiat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Hassinen, Maija
    Kuopio Res Inst Exercise Med, Kuopio, Finland..
    Hastie, Nicholas
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Hattersley, Andrew T.
    Univ Exeter, Inst Biomed & Clin Sci, Exeter, Devon, England..
    Heath, Andrew C.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, St Louis, MO USA..
    Henders, Anjali K.
    QIMR Bergofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Hernandez, Dena
    NIA, Neurogenet Lab, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hillege, Hans
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Holmen, Oddgeir
    Norwegian Univ Sci & Technol, Dept Publ Hlth & Gen Practice, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway..
    Hovingh, Kees G.
    Univ Amsterdam, Acad Med Ctr, Dept Vasc Med, NL-1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Hui, Jennie
    Pathwest Lab Med Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Populat Hlth, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Husemoen, Lise L.
    Glostrup Cty Hosp, Res Ctr Prevent & Hlth, Glostrup, Denmark..
    Hutri-Kahonen, Nina
    Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Pediat, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland.;Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Pediat, Tampere, Finland..
    Hysi, Pirro G.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Illig, Thomas
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Hannover Unified Biobank, Hannover, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Inst Human Genet, Hannover, NH, Germany..
    De Jager, Philip L.
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Neurol, Program Translat NeuroPsychiat Genom, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Jalilzadeh, Shapour
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Jorgensen, Torben
    Glostrup Cty Hosp, Res Ctr Prevent & Hlth, Glostrup, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Aalborg Univ, Fac Med, Aalborg, Denmark..
    Jukema, J. Wouter
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands.;Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Juonala, Markus
    Turku Univ Hosp, Div Med, FIN-20520 Turku, Finland.;Murdoch Childrens Res Inst, Parkville, Vic, Australia.;Univ Turku, Dept Med, Turku, Finland..
    Kanoni, Stavroula
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England..
    Karaleftheri, Maria
    Echinos Med Ctr, Echinos, Greece..
    Khaw, Kay Tee
    Addenbrookes Hosp, Clin Gerontol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Kinnunen, Leena
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kittner, Steven J.
    VA Maryland Hlth Care Syst, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Koenig, Wolfgang
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med Cardiol 2, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split, Croatia..
    Kovacs, Peter
    Univ Leipzig, IFB Adipos Dis, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Krarup, Nikolaj T.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Kratzer, Wolfgang
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Krueger, Janine
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Med A, Greifswald, Germany..
    Kuh, Diana
    MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England..
    Kumari, Meena
    UCL, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Kyriakou, Theodosios
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.;UCL, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Lannfelt, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap, Geriatrik.
    Lanzani, Chiara
    Univ Vita Salute San Raffaele, Chair Nephrol, Segrate, Milan, Italy.;IRCCS San Raffaele Sci Inst, Genom Renal Dis & Hypertens Unit, Segrate, Milan, Italy..
    Lotay, Vaneet
    Univ Calgary, Dept Biol Sci, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada..
    Launer, Lenore J.
    NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Leander, Karin
    Karolinska Inst, Inst Environm Med, Div Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Lindstrom, Jaana
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland..
    Linneberg, Allan
    Glostrup Cty Hosp, Res Ctr Prevent & Hlth, Glostrup, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Rigshosp, Dept Clin Expt Res, Glostrup, Denmark..
    Liu, Yan-Ping
    Univ Leuven, KU Leuven Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Res Unit Hypertens & Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Leuven, Belgium..
    Lobbens, Stephane
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France..
    Luben, Robert
    Strangeways Res Lab Worts Causeway, Cambridge, England..
    Lyssenko, Valeriya
    Steno Diabet Ctr A S, Gentofte, Denmark.;Lund Univ, Ctr Diabet, Malmo, Sweden.;Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci, Diabet & Endocrinol Unit, Malmo, Sweden..
    Mannisto, Satu
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland..
    Magnusson, Patrik K.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    McArdle, Wendy L.
    Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, Bristol, Avon, England..
    Menni, Cristina
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Merger, Sigrun
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Milani, Lili
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Montgomery, Grant W.
    QIMR Bergofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool L69 3BX, Merseyside, England..
    Narisu, Narisu
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Nelis, Mari
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Ong, Ken K.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.;MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England.;Univ Cambridge, Dept Paediat, Cambridge, England..
    Palotie, Aarno
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Psychiat & Neurodev Genet Unit, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Metaanal Glucose & Insulin Related Traits Consort, Beijing, Peoples R China..
    Perusse, Louis
    Univ Laval, Dept Kinesiol, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.;Univ Laval, Inst Nutr & Funct Foods, Quebec City, PQ, Canada..
    Pichler, Irene
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Med Univ Lubeck, Affiliated Inst, D-23538 Lubeck, Germany..
    Pilia, Maria G.
    CNR, Ist Ric Genet & Biomed, Monserrato, Italy..
    Pouta, Anneli
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Children Young People & Families, Helsinki, Finland.;Oulu Univ Hosp, Med Res Ctr, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Oulu, Finland..
    Rheinberger, Myriam
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany..
    Ribel-Madsen, Rasmus
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Richards, Marcus
    MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England..
    Rice, Kenneth M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Rice, Treva K.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.;Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Psychiat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Rivolta, Carlo
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland..
    Sanders, Alan R.
    NorthShore Univ HealthSyst, Evanston, IL USA.;Univ Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA..
    Sarzynski, Mark A.
    Pennington Biomed Res Ctr, Human Genom Lab, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA..
    Scholtens, Salome
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Scott, Robert A.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Scott, William R.
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England..
    Sebert, Sylvain
    Univ Oulu, Inst Hlth Sci, Oulu, Finland..
    Sengupta, Sebanti
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Sennblad, Bengt
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Inst, Sci Life Lab, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Seufferlein, Thomas
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Silveira, Angela
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Slagboom, P. Eline
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Mol Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Smit, Jan H.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Sparso, Thomas H.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Stirrups, Kathleen
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England..
    Stolk, Ronald P.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Stringham, Heather M.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Swertz, Morris A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Swift, Amy J.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Syvänen, Ann-Christine
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär medicin.
    Tan, Sian-Tsung
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England..
    Thorand, Barbara
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Toenjes, Anke
    Univ Leipzig, Dept Med, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Tremblay, Angelo
    Univ Laval, Dept Kinesiol, Quebec City, PQ, Canada..
    Tsafantakis, Emmanouil
    Anogia Med Ctr, Anogia, Greece..
    van der Most, Peter J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Voelker, Uwe
    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Vohl, Marie-Claude
    Univ Laval, Inst Nutr & Funct Foods, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.;Univ Laval, Sch Nutr, Quebec City, PQ, Canada..
    Vonk, Judith M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Waldenberger, Melanie
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Walker, Ryan W.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Wennauer, Roman
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Chem, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Widen, Elisabeth
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland..
    Willemsen, Gonneke
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Wilsgaard, Tom
    Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Clin Med, Tromso, Norway.;Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Community Med, Tromso, Norway..
    Wright, Alan F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Zillikens, M. Carola
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    van Dijk, Suzanne C.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    van Schoor, Natasja M.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Asselbergs, Folkert W.
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Cardiol, Div Heart & Lungs, Utrecht, Netherlands.;Netherlands Heart Inst, Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Utrecht, Netherlands.;UCL, Inst Cardiovasc Sci, London, England..
    de Bakker, Paul I. W.
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Med Genet, Utrecht, Netherlands.;Univ Med Ctr, Dept Epidemiol, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Beckmann, Jacques S.
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Beilby, John
    Pathwest Lab Med Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Bennett, David A.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Bergman, Richard N.
    Cedars Sinai Med Ctr, Diabet & Obes Res Inst, Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA..
    Bergmann, Sven
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Boeger, Carsten A.
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany..
    Boehm, Bernhard O.
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, London, England.;Lee Kong Chian Sch Med, Singapore, Singapore.;Nanyang Technol Univ, Singapore 639798, Singapore..
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Ctr Human Genet, Houston, TX 77030 USA.;Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Inst Mol Med, Houston, TX 77030 USA..
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Bornstein, Stefan R.
    Univ Dresden, Med Fac Carl Gustav Carus, Dept Med 3, Dresden, Germany..
    Bottinger, Erwin P.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Bouchard, Claude
    Pennington Biomed Res Ctr, Human Genom Lab, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA..
    Chambers, John C.
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England..
    Chanock, Stephen J.
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Fred Hutchinson Canc Res Ctr, Div Publ Hlth Sci, Program Biostat & Biomath, Seattle, WA 98104 USA..
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Cucca, Francesco
    CNR, Ist Ric Genet & Biomed, Monserrato, Italy.;Univ Sassari, I-07100 Sassari, Italy..
    Cusi, Daniele
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy.;Natl Inst Res, Inst Biomed Technol, Segrate, Italy..
    Dedoussis, George
    Harokopio Univ, Sch Hlth Sci & Educ, Dept Nutr & Dietet, Athens, Greece..
    Erdmann, Jeanette
    Hamburg Kiel Lubeck, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Lubeck, Germany.;Univ Lubeck, Inst Integrat & Expt Genom, Lubeck, Germany..
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Dept Gen Practice & Primary Hlth Care, Helsinki, Finland..
    Evans, Denis A.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Inst Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL 60612 USA.;Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    de Faire, Ulf
    Karolinska Inst, Inst Environm Med, Div Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Farrall, Martin
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England.;Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Ferrucci, Luigi
    NIA, Translat Gerontol Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA..
    Ford, Ian
    Univ Glasgow, Robertson Ctr Biostat, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Franke, Lude
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands.;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Franks, Paul W.
    Skane Univ Hosp Malmo, Dept Clin Sci, Genet & Mol Epidemiol Unit, Malmo, Sweden.;Umea Univ Hosp, Dept Publ Hlth & Clin Med, Umea, Sweden.;Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Froguel, Philippe
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Gansevoort, Ron T.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Gieger, Christian
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Gronberg, Henrik
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Hall, Per
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Hamsten, Anders
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Inst, Dept Med, Stockholm, Sweden..
    van der Harst, Pim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands.;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Netherlands Heart Inst, Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Heliovaara, Markku
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Hengstenberg, Christian
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;Tech Univ Munich, Deutsch Herzzentrum Munchen, D-80290 Munich, Germany..
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Med Univ Lubeck, Affiliated Inst, D-23538 Lubeck, Germany..
    Hingorani, Aroon
    UCL, Inst Cardiovasc Sci, London, England..
    Hofman, Albert
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hu, Frank
    Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Channing Div Network Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Huikuri, Heikki V.
    Oulu Univ Hosp, Med Res Ctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Oulu, Finland..
    Hveem, Kristian
    Norwegian Univ Sci & Technol, Dept Publ Hlth & Gen Practice, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway..
    James, Alan L.
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Pulm Physiol & Sleep Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Jordan, Joanne M.
    Univ N Carolina Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthrit Res Ctr, Chaper Hill, NC USA..
    Jula, Antti
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kaehoenen, Mika
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Physiol, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland..
    Kajantie, Eero
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Helsinki Univ Hosp, Childrens Hosp, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kathiresan, Sekar
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Div Cardiol, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA..
    Kiemeney, Lambertus A. L. M.
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands.;Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Urol, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
    Kivimaki, Mika
    UCL, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Knekt, Paul B.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Koistinen, Heikki A.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.;Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, Dept Med, Helsinki, Finland.;Abdominal Ctr Endocrinol, Helsinki, Finland.;Minerva Fdn, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England..
    Koskinen, Seppo
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Maerz, Winfried
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany.;Med Univ Graz, Inst Clin Med, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Chem Lab Diagnost, Graz, Austria..
    Martin, Nicholas G.
    QIMR Bergofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Laakso, Markku
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Lakka, Timo A.
    Kuopio Res Inst Exercise Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Univ Eastern Finland, Inst Biomed, Dept Physiol, Kuopio, Finland..
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Chem, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Fimlab Labs, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland..
    Lettre, Guillaume
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada.;Univ Montreal, Dept Med, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada..
    Levinson, Douglas F.
    Stanford Univ, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Kardiovaskulär epidemiologi.
    Lokki, Marja-Liisa
    Univ Helsinki, Transplantat Lab, Haartman Inst, Helsinki, Finland..
    Mantyselka, Pekka
    Univ Eastern Finland, Sch Med, Inst Publ Hlth & Clin Nutr, Primary Hlth Care Unit, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Primary Hlth Care Unit, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Melbye, Mads
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Metspalu, Andres
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Mitchell, Braxton D.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Baltimore Vet Adm Med Ctr, Geriatr Res & Educ Clin Ctr, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Moll, Frans L.
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Surg, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Murray, Jeffrey C.
    Univ Iowa, Dept Pediat, Iowa City, IA 52242 USA..
    Musk, Arthur W.
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Resp Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Nieminen, Markku S.
    Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, HUCH Heart & Lung Ctr, Div Cardiol, Helsinki, Finland..
    Njolstad, Inger
    Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Clin Med, Tromso, Norway.;Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Community Med, Tromso, Norway..
    Ohlsson, Claes
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Oldehinkel, Albertine J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Palmer, Lyle J.
    Univ Adelaide, Sch Publ Hlth, Adelaide, SA, Australia.;Univ Adelaide, Robinson Res Inst, Adelaide, SA, Australia..
    Pankow, James S.
    Univ Minnesota, Sch Publ Hlth, Div Epidemiol & Community Hlth, Minneapolis, MN USA..
    Pasterkamp, Gerard
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Pedersen, Oluf
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Penninx, Brenda W.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Perola, Markus
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland..
    Peters, Annette
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split, Croatia..
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Med Univ Lubeck, Affiliated Inst, D-23538 Lubeck, Germany.;Gen Cent Hosp, Dept Neurol, Bolzano, Italy..
    Psaty, Bruce M.
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    Pennington Biomed Res Ctr, Human Genom Lab, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA..
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    Kuopio Res Inst Exercise Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
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    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
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    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada.;Univ Montreal, Dept Med, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada..
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    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
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    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Med Ctr, Los Angeles BioMed Res Inst Harbor, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
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    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
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    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
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    Cent Finland Cent Hosp, Dept Med, Jyvaskyla, Finland..
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    Univ Glasgow, BHF Glasgow Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
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    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;Tech Univ Munich, Deutsch Herzzentrum Munchen, D-80290 Munich, Germany..
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    Univ Dresden, Med Fac Carl Gustav Carus, Dept Med 3, Dresden, Germany..
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    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Vetrans Adm Med Ctr, Geriatr Res & Educ Clin Ctr, Baltimore, MD USA..
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    Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, HUCH Heart & Lung Ctr, Div Cardiol, Helsinki, Finland..
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    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
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    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit, Bristol, Avon, England.;Bispebjerg & Frederiksberg Hosp, Inst Prevent Med, Frederiksberg, Denmark..
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    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
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    Univ Leuven, KU Leuven Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Res Unit Hypertens & Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Leuven, Belgium.;Maastricht Univ, R&D VitaK Grp, Maastricht, Netherlands..
    Stefania, Bandinelli
    ASF, Geriatr Unit, Florence, Italy..
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Univ Leipzig, IFB Adipos Dis, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany.;Univ Leipzig, Dept Med, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
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    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada.;Univ Montreal, Dept Med, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada..
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    IRCCS, Ctr Cardiol Monzino, Milan, Italy.;Univ Milan, Dipartimento Sci Farmacol & Biomol, Milan, Italy..
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    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Danube Univ Krems, Ctr Vasc Prevent, Krems, Austria.;Hosp Univ La Paz IdiPAZ, Inst Invest Sanitaria, Madrid, Spain.;King Abdulaziz Univ, Diabet Res Grp, Jeddah 21413, Saudi Arabia..
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    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
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    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Publ Hlth & Clin Nutr, Espoo, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Res Unit, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
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    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
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    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands.;Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Dept Human Genet, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
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    Univ Turku, Dept Med, Turku, Finland..
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
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    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
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    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;King Abdulaziz Univ, PACER HD, Jeddah 21413, Saudi Arabia..
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    Univ N Carolina, Dept Genet, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
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    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
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    NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
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    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London, England..
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    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
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    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Ctr Med Syst Biol, Leiden, Netherlands..
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    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Ctr Basic & Translat Obes Res, Boston, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
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    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Heid, Iris M.
    Univ Regensburg, Inst Epidemiol & Prevent Med, Dept Genet Epidemiol, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany..
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    Univ N Carolina, Carolina Ctr Genome Sci, Chapel Hill, NC USA.;Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
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    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Hosp Lausanne CHUV, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Genet Obes & Related Metab Traits Program, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Mindich Child Hlth & Dev Inst, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    The Influence of Age and Sex on Genetic Associations with Adult Body Size and Shape: A Large-Scale Genome-Wide Interaction Study2015Inngår i: PLoS Genetics, ISSN 1553-7390, E-ISSN 1553-7404, Vol. 11, nr 10, artikkel-id e1005378Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified more than 100 genetic variants contributing to BMI, a measure of body size, or waist-to-hip ratio (adjusted for BMI, WHRadjBMI), a measure of body shape. Body size and shape change as people grow older and these changes differ substantially between men and women. To systematically screen for age-and/or sex-specific effects of genetic variants on BMI and WHRadjBMI, we performed meta-analyses of 114 studies (up to 320,485 individuals of European descent) with genome-wide chip and/or Metabochip data by the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits (GIANT) Consortium. Each study tested the association of up to similar to 2.8M SNPs with BMI and WHRadjBMI in four strata (men <= 50y, men > 50y, women <= 50y, women > 50y) and summary statistics were combined in stratum-specific meta-analyses. We then screened for variants that showed age-specific effects (G x AGE), sex-specific effects (G x SEX) or age-specific effects that differed between men and women (G x AGE x SEX). For BMI, we identified 15 loci (11 previously established for main effects, four novel) that showed significant (FDR< 5%) age-specific effects, of which 11 had larger effects in younger (< 50y) than in older adults (>= 50y). No sex-dependent effects were identified for BMI. For WHRadjBMI, we identified 44 loci (27 previously established for main effects, 17 novel) with sex-specific effects, of which 28 showed larger effects in women than in men, five showed larger effects in men than in women, and 11 showed opposite effects between sexes. No age-dependent effects were identified for WHRadjBMI. This is the first genome-wide interaction meta-analysis to report convincing evidence of age-dependent genetic effects on BMI. In addition, we confirm the sex-specificity of genetic effects on WHRadjBMI. These results may providefurther insights into the biology that underlies weight change with age or the sexually dimorphism of body shape.

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    Tremblay, Angelo
    Tremoli, Elena
    Virtamo, Jarmo
    Vohl, Marie-Claude
    Amouyel, Philippe
    Asselbergs, Folkert W
    Assimes, Themistocles L
    Bochud, Murielle
    Boehm, Bernhard O
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Bottinger, Erwin P
    Bouchard, Claude
    Cauchi, Stéphane
    Chambers, John C
    Chanock, Stephen J
    Cooper, Richard S
    de Bakker, Paul I W
    Dedoussis, George
    Ferrucci, Luigi
    Franks, Paul W
    Froguel, Philippe
    Groop, Leif C
    Haiman, Christopher A
    Hamsten, Anders
    Hayes, M Geoffrey
    Hui, Jennie
    Hunter, David J
    Hveem, Kristian
    Jukema, J Wouter
    Kaplan, Robert C
    Kivimaki, Mika
    Kuh, Diana
    Laakso, Markku
    Liu, Yongmei
    Martin, Nicholas G
    März, Winfried
    Melbye, Mads
    Moebus, Susanne
    Munroe, Patricia B
    Njølstad, Inger
    Oostra, Ben A
    Palmer, Colin N A
    Pedersen, Nancy L
    Perola, Markus
    Pérusse, Louis
    Peters, Ulrike
    Powell, Joseph E
    Power, Chris
    Quertermous, Thomas
    Rauramaa, Rainer
    Reinmaa, Eva
    Ridker, Paul M
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Rotter, Jerome I
    Saaristo, Timo E
    Saleheen, Danish
    Schlessinger, David
    Slagboom, P Eline
    Snieder, Harold
    Spector, Tim D
    Strauch, Konstantin
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Uusitupa, Matti
    van der Harst, Pim
    Völzke, Henry
    Walker, Mark
    Wareham, Nicholas J
    Watkins, Hugh
    Wichmann, H-Erich
    Wilson, James F
    Zanen, Pieter
    Deloukas, Panos
    Heid, Iris M
    Lindgren, Cecilia M
    Mohlke, Karen L
    Speliotes, Elizabeth K
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Barroso, Inês
    Fox, Caroline S
    North, Kari E
    Strachan, David P
    Beckmann, Jacques S
    Berndt, Sonja I
    Boehnke, Michael
    Borecki, Ingrid B
    McCarthy, Mark I
    Metspalu, Andres
    Stefansson, Kari
    Uitterlinden, André G
    van Duijn, Cornelia M
    Franke, Lude
    Willer, Cristen J
    Price, Alkes L
    Lettre, Guillaume
    Loos, Ruth J F
    Weedon, Michael N
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper, Molekylär epidemiologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R
    Abecasis, Goncalo R
    Chasman, Daniel I
    Goddard, Michael E
    Visscher, Peter M
    Hirschhorn, Joel N
    Frayling, Timothy M
    Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height2014Inngår i: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 46, nr 11, s. 1173-1186Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Using genome-wide data from 253,288 individuals, we identified 697 variants at genome-wide significance that together explained one-fifth of the heritability for adult height. By testing different numbers of variants in independent studies, we show that the most strongly associated ∼2,000, ∼3,700 and ∼9,500 SNPs explained ∼21%, ∼24% and ∼29% of phenotypic variance. Furthermore, all common variants together captured 60% of heritability. The 697 variants clustered in 423 loci were enriched for genes, pathways and tissue types known to be involved in growth and together implicated genes and pathways not highlighted in earlier efforts, such as signaling by fibroblast growth factors, WNT/β-catenin and chondroitin sulfate-related genes. We identified several genes and pathways not previously connected with human skeletal growth, including mTOR, osteoglycin and binding of hyaluronic acid. Our results indicate a genetic architecture for human height that is characterized by a very large but finite number (thousands) of causal variants.

  • 183.
    Zaboli, Ghazal
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Ameur, Adam
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Igl, Wilmar
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Vitart, Veronique
    Campbell, Susan
    Zgaga, Lina
    Polasek, Ozren
    Schmitz, Gerd
    van Duijn, Cornelia
    Oostra, Ben
    Pramstaller, Peter
    Hicks, Andrew
    Meitinger, Tomas
    Rudan, Igor
    Wright, Alan
    Wilson, James F.
    Campbell, Harry
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala universitet, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för immunologi, genetik och patologi, Genomik. Uppsala universitet, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Sequencing of high-complexity DNA pools for identification of nucleotide and structural variants in regions associated with complex traits2012Inngår i: European Journal of Human Genetics, ISSN 1018-4813, E-ISSN 1476-5438, Vol. 20, nr 1, s. 77-83Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    We have used targeted genomic sequencing of high-complexity DNA pools based on long-range PCR and deep DNA sequencing by the SOLiD technology. The method was used for sequencing of 286 kb from four chromosomal regions with quantitative trait loci (QTL) influencing blood plasma lipid and uric acid levels in DNA pools of 500 individuals from each of five European populations. The method shows very good precision in estimating allele frequencies as compared with individual genotyping of SNPs (r(2) = 0.95, P < 10(-16)). Validation shows that the method is able to identify novel SNPs and estimate their frequency in high-complexity DNA pools. In our five populations, 17% of all SNPs and 61% of structural variants are not available in the public databases. A large fraction of the novel variants show a limited geographic distribution, with 62% of the novel SNPs and 59% of novel structural variants being detected in only one of the populations. The large number of population-specific novel SNPs underscores the need for comprehensive sequencing of local populations in order to identify the causal variants of human traits.

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